Inspiring Introductions: 2007 KidLitosphere Conference

Sunday, October 7, 2007.

Kid Lit Conference Family Photo

Colourful characters, great dialogue and the unbelievably generous hospitality of kidlit authors Robin Brande and Esme Raji Codell made this wonderful weekend of laughs and learning well worth the death defying flight that got us there. What a great bunch of intelligent, creative and totally fun people. We can’t wait til next year!

See our flickr photos here.

You can read more about 1st Annual Kidlitosphere Conference here and here and here and here…and here and here and here

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11 Comments »

Comment by Jules

October 8, 2007 @ 12:03 am

Thanks for being such a fabulous archivist of the weekend! Can’t wait to hear and see what you all produce, as a result.

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October 8, 2007 @ 1:57 am

[…] (For the record, I got a big family photo, too, but it came out way too dark. Go see Mark and Andrea for a beautiful copy) . . . […]

Comment by Anne

October 8, 2007 @ 7:46 am

Hey, I’m waiting breathlessly for your podcast of the event.

Thanks for all the excellent pictures and your whiz-bang presentation. Great meeting you both.

Comment by Cheryl Rainfield

October 8, 2007 @ 9:37 am

Great photo! And wow, that sounds like a terrifying flight! Glad you’re both safe.

Comment by Sara

October 8, 2007 @ 12:13 pm

Thanks for the picture with the floating notes of who’s who…that’s fabulous. And I really enjoyed your session on podcasting: so much solid information and I appreciated you taking questions from the floor and flowing along in response to those inquiries.

And on a personal note: it was fun having lunch with you and hearing a bit of your family story. Hope your flight back was smoother!

Comment by Esme

October 8, 2007 @ 1:12 pm

It was really wonderful to meet you both at the conference, glad you got home safe and sound! Sooooo appreciate your amazing documentation, the slide show lets me relive a weekend that I didn’t want to end. *You* have been unbelievably generous with your time, enthusiasm and and expertise! Much love your way…

Comment by Laini Taylor

October 8, 2007 @ 5:33 pm

Hi guys! It was great to meet you — I loved how on friday night Mark came into the lobby and instantly started making hug rounds of the room. I could tell he was a shy one!! The photos are great — looking forward to listening to your podcasts. You’ve inspired me to think about doing more of my own. (Maybe!)

See you next year!

Comment by Just One More Book!!

October 9, 2007 @ 7:18 am

Hey All!

Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving such kind words.

It was really great to meet you this weekend. We’ll be following your blogs — and listening to your soon-to-be podcasts — while we await KidLit 2008 in Portland.

Comment by andrea beaty

October 9, 2007 @ 10:10 pm

So great meeting both of you! Thanks for the great pictures and podcasts! Hope to see you in Ottawa someday!

Comment by MotherReader

October 9, 2007 @ 11:19 pm

Great meeting you guys. And thanks for capturing so much of the conference for us and for sharing your podcasting wisdom. I may be stepping into the dark side sometime soon.

Comment by Camille

October 10, 2007 @ 12:14 am

It was a wonderful weekend and it was wonderful to meet you both and be a part of it.

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