Sunday, January 20, 2008

Oklahoma Outlaws

What image does that conjure in your thoughts? That is the name of my local RWA chapter that I joined officially as of Saturday. I think I'll fit in well ;) I was really embarrassed Saturday because the room was FULL of talented, creative...published authors....and I had to introduce myself. I thought my face was going to catch on fire and explode. I can hold my own in a chat channel...but girls...I hate being put on the spot. I wonder what'll happen when I get published and have to sit at a table full of books and pray someone actually wants me to sign one. *sigh*

Anyhoo...our March meeting is going to be a mini-conference. We'll be able to pitch our mss to Miriam Kriss, an agent with the Irene Goodman Literary Agency and Margo Lipschultz with HQN. How cool is that.

Sooo...I'll be a little busy until then...maybe hit and miss for awhile. But, I'm here. Lurking and missing you guys.

4 comments:

Chicki said...

The more you do it, the easier it gets. I'm so grateful for the local writers group I used to run. Before it came into existence I'd run in terror from speaking in front of a group. Gradually, it became a breeze.

Pretty soon you'll be standing before the Outlaws sharing about what's going on in your writing career.

Jennifer Shirk said...

That's great, Chelle! I should really join my local chapter, too.

Chelle Sandell said...

I'm so glad I did. The introduction was hard but it'll be good for me. Hopefully it'll help pull me out of my shell. But I think alot of great opportunities will come ffrom joining...if anything, I get to meet some awesome authors!!

Patricia W. said...

Great, Chelle! I plan to join RWA and my local chapter sometime this year (when I've saved enough). You never know what might happen, so best wishes with your pitch!