My Tribe!

by | Jul 30, 2017 | education, inspiration, writing

I just returned home from a five-day long Romance Writers of America conference in Orlando. It’s quite shocking, frankly, as I was convinced I would melt in that heat. The trip confirmed, once again, that I could never retire to the Deep South!

As always, I learned from some of the best mentors. I met new friends and caught up with old ones. I gave thought to the direction of my career. And I even got to dance!

The very best part is always reconnecting with like-minded friends. There are so many talented authors who share my desire to create a stories that take readers on an emotional journey and deliver them to a happy ending.

Because pictures are often better than words, here’s a quick recap of my week. Enjoy!

My conference badge.

Blogger Lorelei (from Lorelei’s Lit Lair), and authors Gail Chianese, Virginia Kantra, Katy Lee, and others!

Reader gift (*waves to Shari*) at a book signing. A first for me, and very special.

From left to right:
1st Row: Authors Taryn Leigh Taylor, Tara Leigh, Regina Kyle.
2nd Row: Authors Shana Gray, Gail Chianese, and Stefanie London. I’m in the way back!

Author Liz Talley

Post from someone who attended a workshop I gave with Kristan Higgins and my agent, Jill Marsal.

Chocolate Souffle! OMG. Heaven.

Post-RITA dance party!

Author Brenda Jackson

Blisters from all of the conference activity.

Security line at the airport.

“Welcome Home” roses from hubby!

About Jamie

Jamie's an avid reader and author of romantic women's fiction. She enjoys sharing stories and music about finding love, having love, and losing love. You can learn more about Jamie and her books on her about page.

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