Thanks!

Well, I survived my first real book-signing and had a fabulous time!

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Everyone was so sweet and asked such wonderful questions that the time flew by much faster than I expected.  I talked a bit about my background and why I write what I write, shared a few opinions, and probably babbled a little more than I intended. Then the librarian asked me to read a couple of her favorite bits from Have a Goode One, and it was so rewarding to hear the chuckles and giggles from everyone. After that, it was time to answer questions and sign some books.

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One of the highlights was seeing a couple of fellow local authors who came out to support me. For such a small town, we seem to have an awful lot of artsy people.  Maybe something in the water?

Look! It's Connie Myres!
Look! It’s Connie Myres!

Afterward, I was asked to help put together a local writers’ group. I’m nervous about taking on that responsibility, but I’m thrilled at the prospect. I guess there’s no point in complaining about the lack of a support group if I’m not willing to start one myself!

My biggest fan: my sister!
My biggest fan: my sister! (It’s okay; I’m HER biggest fan, too!)

All in all, it was one of those experiences that I’m going to remember forever as one of the best days ever. I want to thank everyone who supported me, encouraged me, and helped push me just a little bit out of my comfort zone.

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7 thoughts on “Thanks!

  1. Oh how fantastic! Congrats on the book and on taking on the challenge of setting up a writer’s group. I do wish I lived closer, I’d have been there for the book signing. And I’d join the group. Love your photos – you look so very happy.

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  2. Oh congratulations on such a wonderful experience you had with your book signing!! I love that you have the support of other writers and what an incredible opportunity you have in creating a new group! It will be fulfilling, I’m sure of that!

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  3. I had a great time at your author talk! You’re a wonderful speaker and author. I’m looking forward to our writing group. I’ve never been in a face-to-face writers group, but I’ll help out any way I can. (conniemyres@gmail.com) The librarian talked me into doing one in Aug/Sept. Should be fun. I’m glad a lot of pictures were taken, they’re a great way to remember the event and to validate you as an author. 🙂

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  4. Congrats on this great achievement!!! This is the beginning of a series of successful events. And you look great in the photos!

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