GenreCon 2012 (aka Smart Bitch Sarah is coming to Sydney!)

GenreCon 2012 (aka Smart Bitch Sarah is coming to Sydney!)

Thanks to romance author Anna Campbell, who first alerted me to GenreCon 2012, a three-day convention for writers of genre fiction. The event is an initiative of The Australian Writer’s Marketplace and will be held at the Rydges Parramatta from November 2 to 4.

Representing romance are Australian author Anna Campbell and romance reader advocate Sarah Wendell of Smart Bitches, Trashy Books, who is also an author, marketing consultant and all-around social media butterfly.

The program isn’t available yet, so I can’t tell if there will be much for non-writing fans, but I’m hoping non-local guests will appear at the odd bookshop before or after the event. If not, I reckon we could try bribing Sarah with Tim Tams and koalas and high tea with scones and cucumber sandwiches and chocolate fountains…


  1. Sarah says:

    No bribery needed! While I always am happy to eat Tim Tams, I would love to do this! And for a koala, so long as his nails were trimmed, I’d do just about anything!

  2. Kat says:

    Sarah — At the risk of being forward, I might email you to set it up.

    shelleyrae — Let me know if you decide to come. It would be great to finally meet you in person!

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