Keynote speaker Wally Lamb charmed the crowd with his tales of growing up in Eastern Connecticut. It was easy to see why his books have been so successful.
The Agents were wonderful giving advice that was sometimes funny, sometimes tough but always valuable. Those who got a chance to meet one-on-one with them learned from the best.
Wally Lamb gets a chance to meet with CAPA members authors Jerry Labriola and Patricia d'Ascoli and editor Roberta Buland.
Richard Moriarty, CAPA-U chairman and his wife Peggy who volunteered for the event meet with Ursula McCafferty who served as timekeeper making sure that everyone had a chance to meet with the agents
NYT bestselling author Marie Bostwick who spoke on Fiction with her agent Jill Grosjean who was one of the agents meeting with prospective authors.
Brian Jud who gave a workshop on Marketing a field in which he is an expert.
Agent Gina Panettieri of the Talcott Notch Literary Agency teaching a workshop on how to work with an agent.
Agent Uwe Stender of TriadaUS Literary Agency teaches a class on writing Non-Fiction.
Author Carole Shmurak teaching her class on Fiction Writing to the attendees.
...and a good time was had by all!