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Hi Everyone –

It has been a BUSY summer!!! So sorry for letting my blog collect dust! LOL Yikes!

Last week I was busy at Comic-Con and this week was the RWA National Convention. (Romance Writer’s of America) I’m home and exhausted, but I have some pictures and some HUGE news!!!

If you’ve been visiting my blog for a while, you probably know I’m the Poster Child for Impatience, so I’m not going to make you wait for the awesome news…. Ready?

I got this super cute notebook yesterday…


So this notepad was a little gift from…

My new agent, Laurie McLean from Larsen Pomada!!!!!

We had an awesome brainstorming meeting, and I’m super excited to have such an enthusiastic, intelligent agent in my corner!!!

*happy dancing*

And how cool is it, that she already knows what a HUGE Disney fan I am???

LOVE!!!

*dreamy sigh*

Okay so now that the cat is out of the bag, how about some photos? J

Wednesday night was the big Literary Signing… Over 200 authors were signing, including me! I was super excited!

I was even wearing my vampire bat necklace and earrings…

I met lots of readers who made my week by stopping by to tell me how much they enjoyed the book, to grab signed posters, and take pictures! Not only was I not lonely, but within the first hour…

I sold out of Night Walker paperback copies!!!! (Empty space on my table! LOL)

WooHoo!!!!

I hope they all went to loving homes… J

Next up I met with my amazing publisher, Liz Pelletier from Entangled Publishing!!!


And the following night I attended the Fantasy Futuristic & Paranormal RWA Chapter’s costume party! Here are the Evil Ones… I wore the Evil Queen sotume that Panda made for me and ended up winning the Best Human Villain trophy!!! WOOT!!!!



We ended the conference with a visit to the RITA Awards with my AMAZING roomies!!!

Cassi Carver, Me, and Melissa Cutler

And it would not be RWA without my friend and Industry Award winner, all around big deal… Barbara Vey!!!


Anyway, I feel like I achieved another step toward the ultimate goal…

Pinky, are you pondering what I’m pondering??? LOL

Thanks for visiting and I hope to have more super news to share soon!!!

Lisa J

  • Congrats Lisa!! Way to go. That is great news. You look great too. 🙂 You are going to have to get one of my new Vampire Necklaces for your next conference! woot!

    • Thank you Rachel!!! I’m super excited about the future for sure!!! 🙂

      And I definitely need to see you vampire necklaces!!! LOL

      Lisa 🙂

  • arianne

    You really look different in that evil queen costume!!!

    Congrats on everything!!!! You are amazing!!!

    • Awww thanks Arianne!!! I had a blast!!! I never outgrew playing dress up! LOL

      Lisa 🙂

      • arianne

        If all moms were as cool as u, all will be right in the world!

  • Congrats! It is great that she already knows you enough to know how much you love Disney. I am glad you had a great time at the conference.

    • Thanks June!!! It was an awesome conference and my agent Rocks!!! I’m so excited to work with her!!! 🙂

      THanks for commenting!

      Lisa

  • I am so glad you had a great time. I wish I could have been there, Maybe next year. I hear it is in Atlanta. I am planning on attending RT. Congrats on everything.

    • I’m planning on going to RT in May too!!! Hope to see you there!!!

      Thanks for commenting Jowanna! RWA was a super convention…

      Lisa 🙂

  • Fran

    Atlanta?? I am so there. Couldn’t make it this year as I already had my U.S trip booked for 17th August ( going to L.A / Texas and Hawaii ) but … Atlanta here I come!!

    • Hi Fran –

      OH I hope you have a blast at RWA next year!!! I’m not sure yet if I’ll get to go… I think Comic-Con is the same weekend next year… *pout* So I’ll have to decide…

      Thanks for commenting!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Yay! Congratulations Lisa! I love the evil queen too 🙂

    • Thanks Casey!!! Panda did an AWESOME job on my costume for sure!!! It was a blast walking through the hotel in it! LOL

      Thanks for commenting!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Woohoo!!! What a wonderful conference it was. I’m so excited for all the exciting possibilities coming your way now that you found an agent who’s your perfect fit. Congratulations, my friend!

    • Thanks Melissa!!! And thank you for letting me roomie with you!!! I had a blast too…

      *HUGS*

      Lisa 🙂

  • What a smart agent to pick such a talented writer like you! Congrats, roomie!! 😀

    • Awww thanks Roomie!!! 🙂 I’m super excited!!! She’s an awesome agent and I already enjoy working with her! Woot!

      *HUGS*

      Lisa 🙂

  • HUGE congrats, Lisa! This is such wonderful news for an awesome person! 🙂

    • Thanks Laura!!! You’ve got lots of exciting things going too!!! I’m excited for both of us… 🙂 I’m very grateful for your friendship!

      *HUGS*

      Lisa 🙂

  • Thank you for posting the pics and huge congrats on the agent and success.

    • Thank you Savannah!!! Looking forward to meeting you at one of these conventions soon… 🙂 THanks for commenting!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Thanks for sharing your table at the FF&P party! It was wonderful to meet you in person. Looking forward to your big news!
    Lisa Messegee/Lisa Annesley

    • It was a blast meeting you in person too, Lisa!!! (Cool name by the way… LOL)

      Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Congrats Lisa on selling out of your books! I am so happy to hear that you had such a great time! I would have given anything to be able to be there with so many great authors. Thank you Lisa for sharing your adventure with all of us through the pictures that were taken.
    Happy reading and writing*
    Teresa

    • Thank you Teresa! I’m glad you enjoyed all the pics too! 🙂

      Thanks for stopping by and commenting! Talk to you soon…

      Lisa 🙂

  • Janet Tait

    Congrats on having such a fantastic conference – sold out books, an agent deal, and winning a costume contest! Woohoo!

    • Ha! Thanks Janet!!! 🙂 I’ve got the Best Villain trophy sitting right here… LOL

      It was great seeing you at RWA! I can’t wait to hear about your requests…

      Thanks for commenting!

      Lisa

  • Such awesome news, Lisa! Huge congratulations. I’m glad you had a blast at Nationals! 🙂

    • Thank you Kinley!!! And congrats to you on all the new releases!!!! The Almost Fabulous gang is on a roll!!!

      *HUGS*

      Lisa

  • I am so so so soooooooooooooo proud of and happy for YOU! You totally deserve it and Laurie has always come across as a very classy and talented lady (just like you!) HUGS big time! I think we need a happy hour ;).

    Congrats!!

    • We definitely need a happy hour big time, Marie!!! 🙂 Thanks so much for the good wishes!!! Let me know when we’re getting together…

      *HUGS*

      Lisa 🙂

  • LOVE YOUR COSTUMES!! Will be posting my Steampunk one soon from an SF/F conference I went to here in Austin! Congrats on the new agent!! That rocks! Luv U Cuz!!

    • How fun!!! I can’t wait to see your steampunk finery Tess!!! 🙂

      Thanks for the good wishes and the comment Cuz! LOL

      Lisa 🙂

  • Congratulations on your new agent, how exciting little miss bestseller! Thanks for sharing the pictures for those of us who couldn’t make it. Life certainly is good!

    • Ha! I’m trying to be a bestseller… Baby steps! LOL

      I’m glad you enjoyed the pics! We missed you Hildie!!!

      Lisa 🙂

  • This was fun to read. Congrats on the new agent and book signing! Glad you had such a great time. Your costume was terrific!

    • Thanks Jill!!! It was definitely a super conference! 🙂

      Thanks for commenting!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Congrats on all the great news!!!! 😀

    • Thanks Sarah!!! 😀 The Almost Fabulous Crew has lots of greats news cookin’!!!

      *HUGS*

      Lisa 🙂

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