The Venue: Pie Bakery and Cafe, Newton Centre, MA
... and Deborah Sloan said the pie was pretty good, too.
We tried an L.M. Montgomery postcard puzzle icebreaker, where each participant got a quarter of one of Montgomery's book covers. During the evening, the goal was to discover the people clutching the other three quarters and introduce yourself.
Thanks to the reassembled-with-tape cards, here's the list of attendees in no particular order (If I'm missing you, or spelled your name wrong, please add or fix in the comments and I'll update.)
Karen Jo Shapiro
Kathleen Benner Duble
Kim Ablon Whitney
Larry from Rhode Island
Kara Schaff Dean
Emily from NESCBWI
Janet Costa Bates
Anindita Basu Sempere