Have to give a talk? Terrified about the technology? Here are some really useful tips!
Jenny, Sue and I had a great time last week at the Romantic Novelists Association conference (see the previous post)… for me there was also a bit of work involved.
I have the honour (is that the right word – I’m not so sure) to be the RNA’s geek girl. My day job involves television and complex computer systems, and I am therefore member who looks after all things technology for the RNA.
I spent a lot of the weekend running around (well – actually hobbling around due to injured foot) making sure all the speakers were happily attached to projectors, computers and microphones. And I also gave a workshop on the technology of giving talks.
Here I am – with a very very big screen, giving a talk at a previous RNA conference.
Almost every author I know gives talks – to conferences, writing groups, educational institutions, the WI…
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