Stayed up until 2am on Friday drinking beer, eating pizza, and socializing. Tried to get to the room for some reading and relaxing time on Saturday, but ended up running into a Big Relationship snafu with B and spent two or three hours on the phone putting out relationship fires and then another two or three hours talking to Jenn about how the hell to handle these sorts of weird communication issues in the future, and by breakfast on Sunday I was so physically and emotionally tired that I was amazed I managed to make my breakfast date on time, let alone speak in whole sentences.

I’d say about half the weekend was great, half was so-so. Met great people, which was the highlight. The dealer’s room was cool too. I missed the Thursday programming, which looked like it was a lot better than some of the subsequent programming. There wasn’t a lot to choose from, but that’s understandable: the reason every other nametag at the Con was somebody you knew because you’d read their work or their blog, was because they were all there to do business. Lots of agent/publisher/writer meetings, and parties. And beer. And parties.

So my $150 didn’t stretch terribly far. I think I was also incredibly ancy during the entire Con. Meeting a ton of people you’ve only known via blog was weird, and I think I was more nervous about it than I knew I was. If that makes sense. There’s this strange disconnect moment when you realize the people you’re talking to know a whole lot of wild and woolly “facts” about your life. Not that they care, it’s just weird.

And I’m still very tired, and not making sense. I cleared up some more stuff with B last night, and cleaned my entire room.

Now I have a novel to finish.

Woot.

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