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CYA Conference – 10 Year Anniversary

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CYA was; brilliant, entertaining, informative and educational.  I enjoyed catching up with talented artists and writers such as award winning Katrin Dreiling and Helene Magisson and listening to the amazing Morris Gleitzman.

I did my first ever in person pitches to editors and agents. They were friendly, constructive, and helpful. I’m going to be busy working with their advice now and a couple are keen to see some more work, when I am ready.  Thank you! Thank you!

The session I loved the most was definitely the Morris Gleitzman master class.  We had a total of three hours to learn from him.  He entertained us with stories, showing, and not telling, about his own writing journey as well as guiding us through some of his books.  These were so memorable (and often very funny) that I related one in the car on the way to an engagement party after the…

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This entry was posted on July 14, 2015 by in Uncategorized.
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