Mostly pictures from yesterday in this entry – busy, busy morning!!!!
Then it was to a break out session where Bonnie Kunzel, Mary Arnold (thank you for the pin!), and Daria Plumb (thank you for giving Mary the pin!) and
A quick lunch was followed by more speakers:
Patty McCormick, author of Sold, which we all need to read.
Then the gigunda panel of YA divas:
I dashed to Simon & Schuster for a meeting with my editor Kevin Lewis. I got to see the cover sketches for CHAINS!!!!!!!!! ::dances around hotel room, stubs toe on heavy suitcase:: I will show you as soon as I am allowed – I am VERY excited.
After our meeting we headed up to the posh boardroom for a receptions with some lovely teachers (waving at the good people from Ohio, Virginia, Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland and Tennessee!). Holly was there, too – both of us are lucky enough to have Kevin as our editor.
It’s time to dash back to the conference, give my presentation, then race to Penn Station in the hopes of catching my train for the journey home. Keep your fingers crossed for me!