Sunday, April 18, 2010

Kick Ass Heroines Presented

Yesterday I traveled down to the Valley Forge Romance Writers group to give my kick ass heroine presentation. I had a great time with the ladies and thought it went very well, though some were under the impression that I would be throwing the participants around and generally beating them up.

Even with that rumor circulating, Carla, (whom I met at the NJ conference last October and helped coordinate my being this month's guest speaker for them) bravely stepped forward to be a victim, I mean volunteer, to illustrate some of the points I made during the talk. Many others stepped up to help me demonstrate too. Which I was very grateful for!

I had a great time, and the authors were a wonderful group of people who made me feel very welcome. I was so glad to meet them, even though they thought I was there to actually kick their asses! (I think they could've taken me, if push came to karate chop.)

They even asked me to come back next year, which I would LOVE to do. It was a great time. I hope they got a lot out of it and felt it was worthwhile and had as good a time as I did.


Natalie J. Damschroder said...

I'm so glad it went well! Not that I ever doubted it would; I love the VFRW chapter! Congratulations!

Susan Kelley said...

I bet they loved you but was anyone as great a victim as Dan?

Ava Quinn said...

Thanks, Natalie. Yep, they're great!

Ava Quinn said...

Thanks, Sue. Yeah, no one is as lovely an assistant as Dan!

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