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Monday
Sep192011

That's all, folks...

In what I hope was a wildly successful weekend, KidLitCon 2011, the fifth time this group has officially gotten together, concluded Saturday night. After a good 32 hours of recovery and a nice long flight, I’m hoping to find the tradition of attendee recaps of many colors littering the kidlitosphere once again. 

I can’t thank you all enough for attending and supporting our efforts of enrichment and contribution. We raised over $1,700 for RIF, and started on the path of a permanent, many-faceted association with this very worthy organization. I personally had an incomparable time and learned more than I ever thought possible. I hope that you enjoyed yourself as well, whether you attended or followed along on twitter (thank you Sheila Ruth for the archive!). I hope that all of you take the time to submit your recap below to reminisce and record, and to share with those who were unable to attend. 

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Reader Comments (11)

This was my first KidLitCon but it will definitely not be my last! Thanks, Colleen & Jackie, for organizing a fabulous, very informative weekend.

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterStasia Kehoe

The conference was indeed wildly successful! Thanks so much for all your work in putting it on!

September 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSondy

My wrap-up post took a while to pull together - so many links and so much good stuff to share! Thanks to MotherReader and Colleen Mondor and Jackie Parker for all the millions of things you all did to pull this off that the rest of us don't even know about. The conference went off so smoothly, and it was so rewarding to be part of it!
Namaste and Hugs all round,
Lee

September 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLee Wind

Thanks to everyone for sharing your wrap-ups here. I'm enjoying reading which parts of Kidlitcon really stayed with you.

September 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAmy Baskin

What a fantastic conference this was! Thank you, Colleen and Jackie, for all of your efforts in arranging such a wonderful event. I had so much fun. I'm loving reading everyone's recaps!

September 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAllison

great stuff guys!

September 26, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSoil Testing Roswell

KidLitCon 2011 was amazing, invigorating, and inspiring. Thanks, Jackie and Colleen. You are Wonder Woman and Xena Warrior Princess!

September 27, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAmber Keyser

I posted my two Kidlitcon posts and added them to Mister Linky! Thanks again, everyone, for another fantastic conference.

September 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSarah (aquafortis)

Ooh that took FOREVER to write! But I've wrapped up the apps presentation that Mary Ann Scheuer, Betsy Bird and I did. Listed the evaluation criteria we came up with, the good apps (and the slightly crappy ones). KidLitCon was extra extra fun - thanks Colleen and Jackie for all your hard work!

October 7, 2011 | Unregistered Commenter:paula

This is probably the very last one you'll get! I thought Tor might not post my Scott Westerfeld write-up, since it was so long after Kidlitcon *and* I missed Steampunk week, but I just got the notification that it went up, so, hooray! Thanks to all the organizers for a really, truly fantastic conference. It was swell.

October 10, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEls

Wasn't able to attend this year but hope to next year : ) Sounds wonderful.

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