fun. See the posts here and here
So I’m neither desperate nor nervous.
tribe. This year the homies from the YANA sisterhood (Katie Trattner, Vanessa K. Eccles and my OKC Facebook writers’ group
were there. Social
networking is a good thing.
away that way I wouldn’t go home during the breaks, start watching TV and then
get too lazy to return.
talked to people and I learned writerly things. Thanks to the free liquor from 5:30 to 7:30 in the hotel
lobby. Special shout out to Justin Herd for giving me Create Space tips.
the conference can probably be counted on less than two hands, however the GOH Speaker Les Edgerton did discuss race. And he addressed it without seeming
racist or like he was apologizing. Sometimes that can be a hard line to
balance. If Les is ever in your town for a conference, you must go.
is a difference between home and business burglary. Home burglars do more time because they are
more likely to hurt someone.
amount of people who are actual psychos are small. Don’t believe what you see
is very little rape in prison. The rape that does exist is usually a black guy
raping a white guy to show dominance.
was a guy in jail who had his teeth knocked out so he can give
the 1960s, drug addiction was a black crime.
White guys were sent to rehab. Blacks were sent to jail.