We sat there, laughing and nodding as we shared stories and experiences around the long restaurant table. We started out with generalities and small talk, but quickly, our voices turned to the meaningful and significant. And before dinner was even served, we were leaning in close and talking about challenges we’ve faced as writers and women, failures and successes, and issues we grapple with.
A few of us knew each other from writing meetings, but our gathering was mostly made up of new names and faces.
Still, there was that connection.
So as we ate (and long after, actually), we talked and encouraged and supported and laughed.
We took interest in each other’s projects.
We listened to each other’s ideas.
We rallied around each other’s causes.
And as the night passed over minutes and hours… READ MORE over at our LIFT event blog here!