Chicago North Spring Fling–Win our swag!

Chicago North Spring Fling–Win our swag!

This weekend, Carrie and I were super busy. We headed down to the Chicago suburbs to attend the Chicago North Spring Fling. I hadn’t known what to expect, because I’d never been to a regional conference, but I was so damn happy I went. I had a blast. It was such a great time. I’d say that I was totally going next year, except the Spring Fling is only held every other year! Must be all the extra time they need to make it...

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Hello from Atlanta!

Hello from Atlanta!

It must be conference season: I’m wearing stockings. And makeup that includes lipstick. Be wary, the world might end soon. Hopefully not before the end of the RWA National convention though. I plan to have a lot of fun! My first official event is drinks with friends. Can’t beat that with a stick. (Of course, from there things get busier and busier, but this is why I flew in on Tuesday. So I could have a two-hour nap to make up for my...

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The Orange Rose Contest

The Orange Rose Contest

I’m not exactly one for contests, but I happen to know that the Orange Rose Contest for unpublished writers, sponsored by the Orange County RWA, is accumulating a pretty decent set of first round judges. How do I know this? Because I’m one! Ta-dah! This is actually my first foray into the world of contest judging. Tessa Dare is holding my hand and assuring me the water is fine. Let’s see if a shark bites my toes off. It’s...

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