1. Sitting at the SCBWI MidSouth table just a few feet away from the podium as Ruta Sepetys accepted the Golden Kite award for Fiction for her amazing novel Between Shades of Gray.
2. Brian Collier’s inspirational speech on the seeds of our art that are planted throughout our lives.
3. Chris Rylander’s workshop on writing humor.
4. Seeing old friends again and meeting new ones.