And here’s the proof: Sarah Miller and Laurie Halse Anderson and me, and those aren’t just camera-smiles, either.

One of my very favorite things about going to conferences like these is meeting like-minded, book-lovin’, really smart and really funny people, writers, booksellers, readers all.  And those little bowls of Halloween candy at every table don’t hurt one bit, either.  I ate so much chocolate I felt like I was high.