I have to tell you that for all the nerves and panic leading up to my first book signing, I had a blast. The staff at the Lagrange County Library, especially Amanda, couldn’t have been any nicer. My visit as a local author was supposed to start at 11:00 am and I arrived about 15 minutes early to set up and was immediately made to feel at home. The event was supposed to be an hour, and it was already 12:20 before I knew it.
The turn out was great. A lot of friends and family also managed to stop by to offer their support. There was a lot of laughter and congratulations. It amazes me the number of people I run into that say, “I didn’t know you wrote.” Their surprise and quite often admiration is humbling and makes me smile. I feel like I’ve accomplished something, like I’ve finally been invited to sit at the adult table. LOL
There are a few people that deserve extra thanks. My dearest friend, and fellow author, Adriana Noir, came from Ohio to help keep me sane. Cassidy, a great friend and my loyal “minion,” designed the flyers, sent the info to the paper and got off work early to make it today. Robin Moyer from Wynwidyn Press and her daughter Cara also made the road trip from Pinckney, MI.
In all the day was fun, a success, and something I will remember forever. Thank you to everyone from LaGrange that showed up to support me and those that traveled a distance. Never underestimate the power and love of friends, family or community. ♥
Love & Creativity!