Great blog about the writing community by Robinwinter.
“Why would you want to?” my agent said.
“You don’t think I need to?”
“You’re a published author,” she said, giving me that look, the look that says I picked you out and we worked our keyboards off and you got published by a real publisher and that means something look.
“Well,” I say, “that was your doing.”
“But I’ve gone for years,” I said though she’s still looking at me.
“You don’t need to go to writers conferences now,” she said, “unless they invite you to be on a panel.”
So we went on our ways and about three or four days later I called her.
“They invited me to be on a panel! The First Book Panel!”
“That’s good. Who invited you?”
“Santa Barbara Writers Conference.”
“Good,” she said as though that settled it.
So I went and I had a…
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