The Marriott in West Chester Ohio
|Beautiful from the moment you walk inside!|
|Lovely seating areas in the lobby allow readers and authors to chat in comfort.|
|Our own Cheryl Gross, Jean Joachim and Morgan Wyatt, Sit with Pamela Reveal|
|These registration ladies are volunteers and they work their collective tails off!|
The charity raffle is one of the biggest events at RAGT, this year it raised over $1700 for One Way Farms! The baskets were amazing! Secret Cravings Publishing was represented well. Sandy Sullivan donated,along with many others (I hope I'm not forgetting anyone: Beverly Ovalle, Tricia Anderson, Morgan Wyatt, Tamara Hoffa, Gretchen Roberts, Jean Joachim.
We got SCP author sashes this year, next year we're getting tiaras! I'm thinking cowboy hats with tiaras attached, what do you think?
Morgan Wyatt and I had a ball with the SCP group and we met so many wonderful readers!
Here are a few of our winners.
|Joy from Joyfully Reviewed always has her ears on!|
|Eve Langlais came all the way from Canada!|
|Readers put our authors on the spot with a question and answer panel|
|Becky McGraw and her husband Rick were rockin' the cowboy look|
|The ballroom hosted the meals and raffle|
We ended the weekend with breakfast together at Bob Evans, where Jean Joachim lost her biscuits and gravy virginity! I can't tell you what else happened, but there was a lot of laughter involved (and some pink cheeks)
I think a great time was had by all and I can't wait until next year!