Seven hours and 46 minutes after leaving Seattle yesterday, I got home at 1 AM.
It was so far, but so worth it!!!
After a gracious manuscript consultation with an editor, I won the "SCBWI WW Breakout Writer" honor!
Now, I have another manuscript to revise with another editor of another publishing house. And still, no agent. But I'm going to work on that.
Check out Keely Velani, the powerhouse team who wrote and self-published the clever and timely Davey Brown Discovers his Roots:
All best to these girls, as they pitch Davey in New York!
I'm going to be watching Kjersten Anna Hayes. LOVED her! And Kim Baker was fabulous, too.
Delacorte Editor Krista Marino was as sharp as it gets, when it comes to snapping up great books. Her last five acquisitions are exciting, with The Oracles of Delphi Keep and The Witch's Alphabet at the top of my to-buy list.
San Francisco agent Nathan Bransford was way more down-to-earth than I ever would've imagined.
Every editor, agent, author, and volunteer worked really hard to pull off the incredibly smooth weekend.
But for sure, the whole thing would've been a lot less fun without hilarious (and talented) upcoming Razorbill author Suzanne Young:
FALL 2015 TOUR
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