Morning Meanderings…


Good morning!  This morning In New York is warm and overcast.  I am in the hotel lobby having my COFFEE of course, oatmeal and scrambled eggs. I feel good.

Yesterday was another whirlwind day.  We were at the convention by 8 am and I spent my morning and early afternoon talking to publishers and authors.  Grabbed a few books along the way – shipped two boxes of books home and will have a third to do that same with today.

At 2:00 pm Kathy from Bermuda Onion, and I, met with author Sarah Pekkanen.  She is just a wonderful,fun, full of likfe person.  We went to her publishers office at Simon and Schuster and were toured by the assistant to her editor.  We sat in the editors office, and were each given a bag of new released or soon to be released books.  (Oh, but more on that later!)

We were back at the convention center by 4 pm where I met my two newest of the roomies – Kim from Sophisticated Dorkiness and Care from Care Online Bookclub.  Both are super fun!

Care and Kim

We were at the Blogger gathering from 4 to 6 pm and it was a nice mix between authors and bloggers and I just had a lot of fun mingling and meeting.

Afterwards we all gathered back at the hotel and Esme (Chocolates and Croissants) had an invite from an author for all of us to join them for dinner so we did.  That was a lot of fun as they asked us questions on blogging, reviews, tips for authors and marketing.  Did I mention I just the mix of authors and publishers and the conversations between us all.  It’s like we are one big team!

Then back to our room for a wonderful earlier night then we have been having.  I think we were all zonked out by 10:30 pm.


Today is the Blogger Convention and I am excited to see the panels and take notes.  I am charging up Flip Video and have my camera ready to go!  Hope you are all having fun – would love to hear what you have going for the weekend!

About Sheila (Book Journey)

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Posted on May 28, 2010, in Book Stuff, Meanderings and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 26 Comments.

  1. My good time is starting (AT LAST) because my exams are finally ending……. maybe going for a holiday with my mother and a few of my friends to a hill station…. but what I’ve got cooking up for myself is a whole lot of books that have been neglecting. Have a great day !

  2. I bet you were “zonked.” Continue to have a fun and great time. All of you are missed. Hurry home!

  3. I’ve enjoyed your posts so much – can’t wait to hear about today!

  4. You are having so much fun!!! I have enjoyed hearing all about your trip and I am coming next year. There is no way after hearing about everyone’s grand times I can miss out next year:)

  5. What are WE doing this weekend? lol Nothing that can compare to being in NY, of course.

    A friend and I are going to see Sex in the City 2, have lunch, and have a gab fest.

    Looking forward to more of your tidbits from the BEA/BBC.

  6. Your trip has been so exciting and it shows all over your face :) Can’t wait to hear all about it in the details when you return!!!

    Our plans are possibly going on a treasure hunt and then to a drive on Route66 to a store called POPS. They have thousands of flavors of POP :) can’t wait!

    Have a wonderful time!!!

  7. Sounds like you have one great day after the next! Hope you have a really good day today too!

    My weekend plans aren’t worth mentioning, because… I haven’t got any! But who knows what may come up? And some quiet time reading would be great too!

  8. Sounds like you are having a great time. Enjoy what is left of it and have a safe trip home.

  9. Looking forward to hearing all about the Book Blogger Con, as I wasn’t able to make it. Still exhausted from the past week, so don’t know how you all are still on your feet! *L*

    Have fun!

  10. I love these posts. I’m getting such a clearer picture of what goes on and hope to be able to go myself one year.

    We are going to take a trip to Ocklawaha River and Rodman Dam Reservoir.

  11. Sounds like you are having a wonderful time! I will be there next year (I can take the train in – yeah).

  12. What a great time you are having! It sounds like such fun, I wish I could’ve gone. And no, I’m not doing anything nearly as exciting as that, this weekend. Looking forward to the rest of your convention posts, Shelia!

  13. Ahh yes I remember taking this photo-the unbelievable heavy bag of books.

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