MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2016) -- Saturday -- Panel: Memoir – The Importance of Voice (w/Nora Pouillon and Donna Britt):
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Description of Pictures: Join the DC literary community and successful authors, agents, and publishers from around the country for the 4th Annual Washington Writers Conference. See why this inspiring and instructive two-day conference has quickly become a leading literary event in the DC area.
Memoir – The Importance of Voice
Moderator: Pat McNees, past president of the Association of Personal Historians
Nora Pouillon, owner of Restaurant Nora and author of My Organic Life
Donna Britt, memoirist and award-winning former syndicated columnist
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2016_MD_Books_AliveP03_160430: MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2016) -- Saturday -- Panel: To Market, to Market: Self-Publishing and E-Books, an Ever-Changing Scene (27 photos from 2016)
2016_MD_Books_AliveP04_160430: MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2016) -- Saturday -- Panel: The Plot Thickens: Conspiracy Theory in Fact and Fiction (21 photos from 2016)
2016_MD_Books_AliveP06_160430: MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2016) -- Saturday -- Panel: Play Ball! Books on Baseball, A National Pastime (w/Paul Dickson, Barry Svrluga, and Hal Bock) (8 photos from 2016)
2016_MD_Books_AliveP07_160430: MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2016) -- Saturday -- Panel: Memoir – The Importance of Voice (w/Nora Pouillon and Donna Britt) (16 photos from 2016)
2016_MD_Books_AliveP05_160430: MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2016) -- Saturday -- Panel: Lunch w/Lifetime Achievement Award to Kitty Kelley, and Keynote speaker: Bob Woodward (80 photos from 2016)
2016_MD_Books_AliveP09_160430: MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2016) -- Saturday -- Panel: Historical Nonfiction – How to Build the Narrative (w/John Ross, Dina Gold, James Swanson, and David Stewart) (24 photos from 2016)
2016_MD_Books_AliveP08_160430: MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2016) -- Saturday -- Panel: Fiction to Die For (w/Neely Tucker, James Grady, Ron Childress, and E.A. Aymar) (30 photos from 2016)
2016_MD_Books_AliveP10_160430: MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2016) -- Saturday -- Panel: Book to Film (w/Debbi Mack, James Grady, and Adam Chromy) (21 photos from 2016)
2016_MD_Books_AliveP01_160430: MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2016) -- Saturday -- Panel: Agent Panel 2: Writing Your Query and Synopsis (33 photos from 2016)
2016_MD_Books_AliveP_160429: MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2016) -- Friday Night -- Panel: Agent Panel 1: How to Pitch an Agent (74 photos from 2016)
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BOOP07_160430_004.JPG: Pat McNees, Donna Britt, and Nora Pouillon
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2016 photos: Equipment this year: I continued to use my Fuji XS-1 cameras but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
Seven relatively short trips this year:
two Civil War Trust conference (Gettysburg, PA and West Point, NY, with a side-trip to New York City),
my 11th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con trip (including sites in Utah, Nevada, and California),
a quick trip to Michigan for Uncle Wayne's funeral,
two additional trips to New York City, and
a Civil Rights site trip to Alabama during the November elections. Being in places where people died to preserve the rights of minority voters made the Trumputin election even more depressing.
Number of photos taken this year: just over 610,000.