Monday, December 14, 2015

Book Signing Hype - Worth It?

I went to see Stephanie Black at the Sacramento CA Deseret Book store the other day. I was excited to get her latest book, Played For A Fool, but also to remind myself of things to do/not do for future reference. She had a smile on her face, a nice display, was interested in me, and had chocolate. All good things. Oh, and did you notice that she chooses great colors to wear?

Stephanie drove two hours to the closest DB store to her. Was it worth it? I don't know. Maybe it depends upon your criteria. (She didn't know ahead of time she would get my blog post out of it.) I'm sure authors have the most success when they're a local/people know them and word of their event was wide spread. Maybe it's something I will have to experience to know, but I plan to make mine fun and prepare however I can.

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Ellen said...

It's always something special when you get your book signed by the author. I had Ann Romney's first book signed. It was fun to meet her.

Renae Mackley said...

I agree, Ellen. Thanks for your comment. Hope you took the survey. Only 4 questions.