Thursday, August 19, 2010

Booksignings at High Noon

I'm off to a booksigning at noon at the Grand Opening of a Sam's Club in a neighboring town. People will be there looking for bargains, but we'll see if they're looking for bargains in reading. Most of the people I meet looking for bargains in reading tell me they've been shopping at yard sales. I had a lady the other day tell me she'd never read any of my books, but she'd just bought one of my books to read. I was feeling pretty good until she said she got it at a yard sale. No royalties in my pocket on that one. ;-) But that's okay. I'm always glad to hear that people are reading my books no matter where they pick one of them up. In fact, I tell people they can find the books in their library or at least I hope they can. And maybe if they can't, they'll ask their librarians to order the book for them. I have always been a library lover and user so I would never complain when somebody tells me they read my book after checking it out from the library.

It's been one of those weeks when if you had time to breathe you felt maybe you weren't getting everything done on time. I'm still playing with my edits for Angel Sister. The zapped computer is at the shop getting an expensive overhaul - if it's not completely fried. The granddaughters had a good time in their overnight stay. Mom is having her ups and downs so we, her daughters, are too. My daughter and son-in-law are due in tomorrow for a visit. The house is a wreck, but what else is new? Edits come first but I'm going to have to ask for a couple days extension. I've not had to do that before, so maybe they'll be understanding when I come begging for another weekend to work. I've got the edits done, but I need to recheck them.

But right now I'm off to Sam's to have fun signing books. I'll let you know how it goes. It should be fun seeing the new Sam's store. Maybe I'll have time to go shopping. Hope you have a great rest of the week.

3 comments:

  1. ah!!! i read your book The Seeker recently (alas from the library) and managed to google you to see if you'd written any other when your blog popped up! i can't believe it!!!! that's amazing. i LOVED your book and plan to purchase another on amazon next week!

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  2. Hi, Aunt Faith. I think maybe I should have a Sister Faith in one of my Shaker novels, don't you? Thanks so much for letting me know you liked my story. I hope you'll like some of my other stories too. And I'm always happy when a blog reader decides to say hello or whatever is on her or his mind.

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  3. mrs. gabhart, i enjoyed it a lot. i thought it was wonderful! and my surprise when your blog popped up was nothing short of sheer excitement! :)thanks so much for being you!

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