Post-Conference Tasks

You can maximize the event — after the fact.

I’m home from the writers conference, but I still have  work to do.

Late Sunday, after a ten-hour drive, I unloaded the car, unpacked my bags, and went to bed early. But I still have actions to take. Monday morning, I made a short list.

I’ve written … Continue reading

Writers Conference Packing Tips

You’ll need more than business cards and comfy shoes.

Soon I’ll load the car to drive to one of my favorite writers conferences. I hope to see you at there.

If you’ve never attended a conference, or haven’t had good experiences, I’d like to suggest a few items you may not think to bring.

Flexibility.  Unless … Continue reading

After the Conference

Its value depends on your response.

I returned after four days at a writers conference. I unpacked my bags, then took the afternoon and evening off to relax.

The next morning I listed nine follow-up points I need to take — starting today. I’ve already crossed off three. As soon as I write this (item four), … Continue reading