Snow expected this weekend reminded me of this. I remember going to this Convention, the second I ever attended. It snowed heavily that Saturday but it was close enough (about 8 blocks) that I trudged through the snow to get there and then later trudged back with an armload of goodies!
First published in 1968 (I was 9!), I have been writing professionally part-time for more than two decades. I have been freelancing for various authors, editors and publishers for the past three years on the behind-the-scenes tasks of writing.