|Eddie Jones, my publisher, and me|
and I used up 20 minutes of my 50 minute class having the attendees introduce themselves and say what kind of writing they did. Sigh.
I spend nine months preparing for the class, which is ironically titled Time Management Secrets for Part-time Writers, make a 22 -page syllabus, and then use my time unwisely. Two sighs.
|Conference director, Jan Cline, and I|
|James Rubart, Patti Lee, and Eddie Jones|
My heart was in the right place. I love people, and wanted them to feel welcome in my class. But next time, I’ll just have them raise their hands to answer a few questions before I teach:
Who has kids at home? Who works an outside job? Who feels better about themselves when someone else does dumb stuff?