To inaugurate our June topic, "conference tips and pitching," I'm going to break from my quote of the day and ask a question:
If you could be a fly on the wall at the RWA national conference in NYC at the end of June, what would you be listening for?
I'll be at the conference, attending workshops and at least a couple of special events with a lot of editors and agents (one for multiple subgenres and one for young adult fiction), and I'll be on the alert for any tips, trends and, of course, any agents or editors looking for submissions.
So what should I keep an ear out for on your behalf? What type of work are you trying to sell? What subgenre or publisher do you want to learn more about? What kind of news will make you sit up and say "gee, that's the info I needed right now!"?