It’s always a shame when it comes to the last day, but like the saying goes, all good things must end.
Two things always come into play on the Saturday. The first is how many additional books am I likely to buy from the dealer’s room? The second, and more difficult, is which discussions or panels am I going to prioritise over others? In the past I’ve dealt with this in a simple way, which am I likely to get the most benefit from? That might mean missing a reading or a Q&A but it’s the best measure I’ve come up with.
For those of you who follow me on any of the social media platforms that I’m a part of, you’ll know that last weekend I spent most of my time at the Bubonicon convention here in Albuquerque. I really enjoyed myself and as per previous years will be giving you a rundown of who I saw, what I heard and just generally, what went on.
One thing that I found is liable to help you on your writing quest is to grow and cultivate a community of like-minded individuals around you.
One of the things I’m still learning is how social media can be used as a key component in a writer’s career. Not that the concept was completely foreign to me…