“Git along, little dogies” and “Moo,” were some of the thoughts flitting through my mind as we were herded towards our timed-to-the-minute Client Connections appointments during the May 5 Member’s Day of the ASJA NYC conference. Yet in spite of the potential for chaos, the meetings ran like clockwork with people showing up and leaving per their designated schedule. In fact—with an eye to the Saturday’s “Writing About Parenting: Editors Tell All” panel—the expression “smooth as a baby’s bottom” pretty sums up how the conference went for the entire two days.  More»

By: Sandra Gurvis

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