#NCTE22: Slicer Meet Up

“Are you …?”

“And are you …?”

The conversation was on, Kim and I were walking toward our destination. Both following maps on our phones. Both relying on tech to guide us as we crossed streets and checked on our destination (5 min. by car; 15 min. by walking).

But then my phone wanted me to turn at a parking ramp and “it” was only 50 feet away. Kim asked at a restaurant and we only had two more buildings and a corner to go.

We checked in and sat at our table, exactly at 5. A bit surprised that we were the first as we were “on time.”

And then slicers began trickling in. The conversations swelled. Laughter was the highlight!

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It’s only fitting.

I’m celebrating. Wow, I would never have believed this … ten years ago last month, I began blogging. Today is post

And last night at the “Slicer Meet Up” in Anaheim, it was truly a celebration of fellowship, joy, and writers. This has been an #NCTE tradition that I have loved because our friendships run deep with daily writing for 31 days in March and then Tuesdays throughout the year. Our stories are as varied as our locations! Slicers meet up at TwoWritingTeachers. You should try it as part of your writing routine!

Thanks, Melanie Meehan, for organizing our gathering in Anaheim at #NCTE22!


One response

  1. Fran, you are, year after year, a highlight of NCTE for me. Thank you for all you do to lift and celebrate so many people.

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