Category Archives: Arizona writing conferences

Marie, My Mess, and Me!

It all started when I was in Phoenix this month. Marie Kondo seemed to be everywhere. She was even part of a sermon at The Grove, a church I attended with my friends! We all talked about her in the hot tub at Aji Spa, and her philosophy and decluttering methods were referenced several times…
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Tucson-A Word Lovers Paradise!

The Tucson Festival of Books exceeded my wildest expectations, despite occasional frustration of long lines for many of the author conversations and panels and the limited seating in others. I could write pages about the six discussions by famous writers that I was able to participate in, which included:  Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel Ridley…
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The Tucson Festival of Books is Almost Here!

In the past, I’ve posted about supplies to take to writing events. But this evening, I’d rather focus on what I hope to accomplish at the 2015 Festival. Besides hearing famous authors speak about topics they’re passionate about, attending the Rock Bottom Remainders literacy-benefitting concert Friday night, and being surrounded by some of the best…
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