ARRC09 Welcome Reception LIVEBLOG

We’re liveblogging ARRC09 via Twitter. Come follow us at Twitter and check out the photos at Flickr.

Click here to view the liveblog of the ARRC09 Welcome Reception starting at 6 pm.

Click here for a round-up of ARRC09 posts.

If you’re interested in participating in the liveblogs, please let me know via Twitter or grab me at the convention. I’ll be mobile all day and may not get to my e-mails on time.

  • 3:34 AM: BookThingo I’ll be liveblogging the ARRC Welcome Reception via Twitter: http://twitter.com/BookThingo/. This liveblog will also be cross-posted to the blog: http://bookthingo.com.au/.
  • 5:51 PM: BookThingo I made it! #arrc
  • 11:26 PM: BookThingo So I liveblogged the Welcome Reception, only to find out that NOTHING GOT POSTED from Twitter. *sigh* Will recreate events…
  • 11:29 PM: BookThingo Having so much fun at ARRC. Courting Disaster by Kathleen O’Reilly to be pubbed this year
  • 11:29 PM: BookThingo Scored freebies from Simon & Schuster.
  • 11:29 PM: BookThingo Met a librarian and artist. Book chats! Caught up with Lami and Decadence and Vassiliki.
  • 11:29 PM: BookThingo Just about to go to PJ party
  • 11:30 PM: BookThingo Suzy from ARRC Organising Committee just came in with the most colourful pyjamas.
  • 11:30 PM: BookThingo Revealed: Kenyon bribed by TimTams, MaryJanice by butterscotch pudding
  • 11:30 PM: BookThingo Anna Campbell just came in. Met with cheers.
  • 11:30 PM: BookThingo There will be door bitches to guard goodies room tomorrow.
  • 11:30 PM: BookThingo Someone scored a free copy of Alexis Morgan’s new release from the S&S stall.
  • 11:31 PM: BookThingo Gold Coast library has every romance in the world. I want to live there.
  • 11:31 PM: BookThingo A well known author got up to leave: “I had a boozy lunch and I have to go to sleep.” Much cheering.
  • 11:31 PM: BookThingo Had to leave #arrc. Pimped out McKillip, Kathleen O’Reilly, Bettie Sharpe. Forgot CL Wilson…argh!
  • 11:31 PM: BookThingo Free book tally: 6
  • 11:34 PM: BookThingo Free books: Desperate Duchesses, Kenyon’s first romantic suspense, two HQNs, The Write Ingredients by Lori Foster & co., a Liz Carlyle. Plus, the goodie bag has a longish excerpt of Angel’s Blood and the second book in Kenyon’s romantic suspense. Other goodies include bookmarks, chocolates, keyrings, catalogues, a book cover, and the most useful thus far…lip balm from Samhain.
  • 11:36 PM: BookThingo I’m wrapping this up, and hopefully tomorrow’s liveblog will actually post live on the blog. (If not, just follow BookThingo and girlwithabolo on Twitter.)

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