Elfrieda Abbe, Publisher of The Writer Magazine, mentioned me in her article about the Santa Barbara Writers Conference. Check it out...so cool! (You can click HERE to go to the entire article, you'll find me about halfway down.)
Reflections on the Santa Barbara Writers Conference
Posted Mon, Jul 18 2011 11:28 AM by E Abbe
Founded in 1973 by Barnaby and Mary Conrad, then owned and directed by Marcia Meier from 2004 to 2009, the Santa Barbara Writers Conference enjoys a reputation as one of the best in the West. After a two-year hiatus, it was back in full swing this summer thanks to Monte Schultz, who bought SBWC last year and Nicole Starczak, who did a stellar job as conference director.
What a difference a few years makes. In just two years, the publishing industry’s tectonic plates have shifted, maybe not a 6.5 shift, but enough to feel a rumble. Agents have always been in great demand at the conference and it was no different this year. As usual the agent panels (there were two panels this year), were among the most popular with attendees.
Read the rest of the article. I'm mentioned about halfway down. How fun is this?!