Reflections of BookExpo and BookCon

It’s hard to believe I’ve been home two weeks already.  Wow!  I’m so grateful that I was able to attend this amazing event; especially the Children’s Author Breakfast.  This panel of authors, Savannah Guthrie, Jennifer Weiner, Marieke Nijkamp, Jason Reynolds, and Isla Fisher, were so inspiring – I could listen to Jason Reynolds speak ALL DAY!  Here are some of their upcoming books that I’m sure many of my teacher friends will want to borrow (anytime)! The host (and author) of this event was none other than, Savannah Guthrie.  It was so fun to see her again after working together so many years ago.  So happy for her and her… Read More

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What a great day at BookExpo and NYC!

I had such a wonderful day at BookExpo today.  My day started out with an author’s breakfast that included a panel of other children’s book authors who have new or upcoming books.  It was great listening to their experiences and how they relate to my own. After the discussion, I explored the exhibit hall, and ventured to the area my book would be on display.  It was both exciting and humbling to see Seas Apart here, among so many other great titles.  I also ran into a friend of mine from my days working at KMIZ TV in Missouri, Savannah Guthrie, who has a new book as well.  It was great… Read More

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Today’s an exciting day!

The boys and I flew into New York last night for BookExpo and BookCon.  Seas Apart is on display at both conferences!  Today, I will attend BookExpo to meet some industry folks, and tomorrow, the three of us will check out BookCon.  I’ll post more details and pictures as the day progresses. Read more about the conferences: http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/ http://www.thebookcon.com/

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