#LA19SCBWI, Here I Come! by Lindsay Bandy

Hello out there in Eastern PA land! I’m getting packed and ready to fly to Los Angeles tomorrow for the 2019 LA SCBWI conference, and I’d love it if you came along for the ride. The official hashtag for the conference is #LA19SCBWI, and I’ll be tweeting @bandy_lindsay and posting on instagram @lindsayfisherbandy.

image-from-rawpixel-id-429315-jpegAs many of you know, there are changes afoot in our leadership team, and I’m excited to attend my first RA training day to collaborate with and learn from other regional leaders. We’ve got some exciting ideas for the upcoming year, and this will be a great opportunity to learn about how other regions are instituting mentorship programs, doing more to support their PALs, and organizing events that offer more of what members need right now. I’m so excited to share what I learn with all of you!

A few highlights on my list are a keynote with M.T. Anderson, various editor panels, and a chance to get some Narwhal and Jelly books signed by Ben Clanton for my girls. I’ve promised my daughters a few specific photos from the Walk of Fame, I’ll be teaming up with Western PA to eat legendary guacamole, and there may even be a tattoo involved….*cough*….so you’ll just have to wait and see what sort of extracurricular excursions I end up on. Can’t wait to represent Eastern PA on the west coast!

See you all soon!



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6 Responses to #LA19SCBWI, Here I Come! by Lindsay Bandy

  1. Chrissa Pedersen says:

    Bon Voyage Lindsay and thanks for representing EPA. I’ll look forward to hearing about any and all extracurricular activities you get up to 😉 and of course what will be coming down the pike for EPA’s future.

  2. Brinton Culp says:

    So exciting! Have an amazing Narwhal and Jelly time!

  3. Anni Matsick says:

    I’m very excited for you, Lindsay–enjoy your time at what will surely be a fabulous event!!

  4. MD Knabb says:

    Wow! Wish I were going with you but I’ll savor your tweets. Thanks, Lindsay.

  5. Lois Bartholomew says:

    Have a wonderful time. I know you’ll make the most of every minute.

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