|Santa Monica. Love.|
We then headed back to the beautiful Casitas Laquita Resort where I was a member of a literary panel. Our topic of discussion was 'Other Worlds.' Our moderator, writer and editor Shelley Thrasher, assigned each of us an excerpt written by another member of the panel. We read the excerpt to those in attendance and then answered questions about the work. I read an excerpt from Belvoed Gomorrah by the brilliant Justine Saracen. Trinity Tam read an excerpt from my novel Wonderland and Nell Stark answered questions (and spoke very highly) about the novel.
The Jetsetters, I stood in the very spot where the final scene of the book takes place. After some required cotton candy, discovering a wonderful singer named Clare Means who was playing accoustic guitar and singing on the pier, and taking lots of photos, we headed over to Westwood Village, where we explored the UCLA campus.
We didn't make it back to Palm Springs until after mdnight. We were exhausted, but it was well worth it.