Going to a convention or a book show can be quite a nerve wracking and exhausting experience. So why go at all?
Plenty of reasons; inspiration, networking, fun, the chance to connect with new readers and put your work in front of publishers and agents. But you have to plan ahead a bit, lay a strategy – and be able to think on your feet and improvise when all your carefully laid plans go out the window. And they will!
I just got back from World Book Fair in New Delhi. Here’s a video postcard from the show: