Our panel members on Saturday at the UntitledTown Book and Author Festival fielded wonderful questions from the audience. We all belong to WisRWA – Wisconsin Romance Writers of America, but our writings cross a wide span of genres. The six of us on the panel write women’s fiction, romance, western punk, culinary mysteries, and sci fi romance. Our listeners were a lively bunch of up and coming authors. There was real potential in Green Bay Saturday. I hope them the best.
After a delicious lunch at Kavarna’s, our group moved over to Old Town Square for the Book Fair. Lots of readers were anxious to talk and ask more questions of the many authors gathered there.
When I was teaching, I had a poster I used to put on the wall. I don’t remember the exact phrasing, but something to the effect of “It’s better to have people want your signature than your fingerprints.” I agree with those words now more than ever.
Many thanks to Kristin and the great staff of the Oconto library for being so accommodating. We are blessed with a wonderful facility in town. Also thanks to those who purchased books or stopped in to chat when it was such a beautiful day outside.
On September 26 – 28 I attended the Wisconsin Writers Conference at the Mead Inn in Wisconsin Rapids. Many interesting sessions and workshops were offered and well attended. It was great to hear other author’s ideas and learn from them. I also had the opportunity to sell books. The weather was lovely and made for a pleasant drive.
A large group of Green Bay area writers went to the Wisconsin Romance Writers of America Conference in Brookfield last weekend. We listened to speakers, editors, agents, and other authors. There was lots of discussion on independent publishing which seems to be the way to go.
I had a chance to get to know other authors in the area better and we all enjoyed the book signing. A great weekend!