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Monday, March 12, 2012

BAM Signing at Harrisburg, PA

The booksigning at the Books-a-Million store in Harrisburg, PA was a success!  It's tough when you're a debut author and nobody knows who you are--but a lot of people were interested in Archon, and it was a great feeling! Typically, at a signing you get your own little table at the front of the store where you can sit and greet people who come in.  Until you get the hang of it, trust me, it's nerve-wracking! This is me, sitting, hoping for the best!

And lucky me, my friend from Seton Hill, Maria V. Snyder also showed up to get her copy of my book signed! Maria is the bestselling author of the Study Series (Poison Study, Magic Study, and Fire Study), so I was thrilled.  She's a great writer, btw.  I picked up a copy of her YA two-part novel series Inside Out, and Outside In, and she was nice enough to sign a book for me while I signed one for her. >_<
And of course, there was the bookselling staff at the store, who were awesome!  Thanks to Kat, Ash, and Jennifer for a great time!

I can only hope all my future events go as well as this one!  It can be a scary for a new novelist, because frankly, as I said most people don't know you, and I've heard from many sources that to sell even 1 book is considered good.  Luckily, I definately sold more than one!

And it was a gorgeous day, too.  All that warm spring air and sunshine--I think people who walked into the store were as cheerful as I was that day. :-D

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