The greatest kid lit conference of the year is NEXT MONTH, and it’s just a bridge away.  Arthur LevineSusan PatronBetsy BirdMo WillemsThe list goes on!SCBWI WWA Conference 2008  I sent my submission for a manuscript consultation a few days ago.  I rushed through some last minute revisions to try and get it polished, but I think it’s a strong piece.  We’ll see.  The last time I had a manuscript consultation at the conference the person I met with HATED IT and didn’t mince words.  In retrospect it was pretty lame, but still.