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The "Write" Kind of Festival

Hello Everyone,
I hope all is well with you.  No complaints here in my neck of the woods. Yesterday,   hubby watched the boys while I checked out the West Virginia Book Festival.  This was the first year I attended the event and boy oh boy, I sure didn't know what I was missing. 

The civic center spilled over with writers and publishers from all over the state.  I met Rick Robinson, author of Manifest Destiny (political fiction).  His book was a finalist in the Indie Excellence  Book Awards.   Rick was very personable and clearly knew his way around the publishing industry. He even gave me his e-mail address in case I had questions about the business.  I bought a copy of his book and though I'm only a couple of chapters in, so far it's pretty interesting.  A review will follow after I'm done. 

I also won a full manuscript edit from Michael Knost, local editor and author of Writers Workshop of Horror.  We discussed the rewrite of the first chapter of my book and I lea…