This year was my fourth time visiting the Young Adult Literature Convention (or, YALC), the bookish section of London Film & Comicon (or, LFCC). However, this year was very different from my previous three visits – the biggest difference was that I didn’t go on my own this year, but I also spent a lot of my time in LFCC this year, as the YALC line-up didn’t excite me as much as usual.
This was initially going to be one big post, but I ranted too much, so I’ve separated it in two – today I’m going to talk about YALC & tomorrow I’m going to talk about LFCC (my Sum-Up Sunday post for July will be next week instead).
Those of you who have been following me for a while will remember the post I did on my visit to YALC last year – that post may even be the reason that you’re following me now, as to this day, it is my most viewed post, with new people checking it out all the time. I was so overwhelmed with emails, comments & DMs about the section of my YALC post that discussed accessibility at the event that this year I wanted to converse with the event organisers about accessibility, how they’re improving upon it this year & how it could further be improved. Continue reading
My shoulders burn, my arms ache, my legs are shaky & I’m beyond tired… that can mean only one thing; Saturday was YALC! In this post I’m going to talk about the things I bought & the freebies I collected, as well as three of the authors I met – additionally, I’m going to discuss what it’s like to be disabled in London & also specifically whilst at YALC.