Last weekend my book tour took me to South Carolina. When my publicist originally told me I’d be going to South Carolina for a weekend in January, I thought, “Fantastic! It’ll be WARM!” My Aunt Mary moved from Massachusetts to South Carolina ten years ago, and she’s always bragging about 70 degree days while we’re up here shoveling snow. I arrived at Myrtle Beach last Thursday evening, and it was 36 degrees. So not warm. Ah well. I wasn’t there to sun bathe or play golf anywa
I went to NYC on Tuesday with the plan to travel to Madison, CT that night with my publicist to attend a book event at RJ Julia’s. But alas, Mother Nature had other plans and threw a huge snow storm at us. The event has been moved to February 2, 7 pm. So, no book event in CT or NYC, but I had a great time! Here are the top ten highlights: 10. The FOOD. Oh my, the FOOD. Especially memorable–the lobster sandwich at Oceans. 9. NYC Firemen. On my first night, when I should’ve bee
On Thursday, Where the Sidewalk Ends (one of the two independent bookstores in my small town–we’re so lucky here!) hosted a most fabulous launch party for LEFT NEGLECTED. The store was all decked out in lights, red apples, and more copies of my book than I could count! Here’s a photo of the wonderful women from Where the Sidewalk Ends who made it all happen. A special and heartfelt thank you to Joanne and Caitlin Doggart, the store’s owners (the two lovely ladies to my left).
I had planned to enter my first LEFT NEGLECTED blog post yesterday, on Publication Day, but it was such a whirlwind day, I didn’t have time. Well, that’s not entirely true. I had plenty of time to be on Facebook–to spread the word and thank friends and family and fans for their support. And the embarrassingly compulsive/addictive behavior of checking my amazon.com rank began again, so I had time for that. But I spent most of the day going to book stores, signing stock, saying