If you’ve never been to a romance writer’s conference and RWA National seems like being forced to eat an eight-course feast when all you want are wine and tapas, I’d highly recommend New Jersey’s annual Put Your Heart in a Book conference. Year after year it draws top agents, editors, and industry big-names to this very well-run regional conference. This year, one of the best workshops I attended was given by two booksellers from Barnes and Noble, Heather Soligo and Jamie Biggs, along with Consulting Specialist Kit Little. The topic? For F**k’s Sake, How Do I Get My Damn Books in Bookstores? Or, as the workshop was actually called, The Secrets Authors Need to Know.
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