Now that you have your event booked and paid for, it’s time to get ready for the big day both mentally and physically. If you are anything like me, after the initial excitement of being a part of a show settled down, I was left with questions galore. I tried searching Google and asking in writer groups. Although there were some good pieces of advice here and there, I still found myself totally unprepared. Now, I have a list of items that I consider taking with me for all events. Not everything is needed every time. You need to think about your venue when deciding what to pack.