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Colleen Mondor at Chasing Ray has all the current information on KidLit Con 2011. What is KidLit Con? From my post explaining KidLit Con 2010: “Four years of planning, arranging, meeting, having fun. Where does the time go? Oh, there are other conventions and conferences in a year: booksellers have BEA, librarians ALA, teachers NCTE. Still, […]

KidLitCon Survey

Ever been to a Kidlit Con, that is, the conference put together just for those who blog about children’s and teen literature? Ever think of going? More on what is Kidlit Con at my earlier post, Kidlit Con and Kidlitcon 2010 (oh, I am so witty with the blog post titles!). Colleen at Chasing Ray has information […]

Kidlit Con

One week ago, I met Melissa Wiley for the first and hundredth time — first in real life, but it felt like the hundredth in a good way because of all the talking done online. I was having fab talk with people who I only see, at best, once a year at a conference like this. I was […]


I promise, I promise, you will read more from me about Kidlitcon. In the meanwhile, read the recaps gathered at the Kidlitcon Blog. And look at the photos. And since this is all about me, here is a photo of me I don’t hate.

KidLitCon 2010

It’s a fact. Groups of people who meet on the Internet over shared interests want to meet in real life. Using my beloved Buffy as an example, the fans who met through BTVS’s official posting board, The Bronze, held posting board parties from 1998 to 2003. (No, I never went.) And even before the Internet, […]