After a Q&A panel, I went up to her and introduced myself. She said she'd be happy to sign my book. The next day, at The Writers' View 2 luncheon, she chatted for a bit and posed with me for a picture.
Author, Lisa Samson, was also at the conference. On Saturday, she had lunch with us. I was encouraged as she shared some of her writing experiences.
Susan May Warren taught two workshops. After the first session, I went up to her and introduced myself. She recognized me as one of the people on her My Book Therapy group. We spoke briefly, and she told me about a benefit of My Book Therapy. I've signed up for a special weekly email.
In addition to faculty members, I met people from several states. We swapped business cards and promised to keep in touch. I've made so many new writer friends during the four years I've attended The Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers Conference.
When I arrived home, Mom took possession of Mary's book (Watching theTree Limbs) and devoured it in 2 days. I guess I get my love for reading from her. Last night, I started Mary's book and was immediately drawn into the story. I can't wait to read the rest of it.
Although all my writer dreams didn't come true, I learned more about the craft. My book will reflect those lessons in the coming months. I also felt prompted to branch out and experiment with different types of writing. Refreshed, I'm ready to continue my journey.