Tuesday, 12 April 2011

“Please can you sign my book?”

I'm having a book launch at


The Reading Shop, The Parade, Oadby, Leicester 
at 11 am on 16th April.

The books are in


 A Children’s History of Leicester  ISBN: 978-1849931496
And they've put some of my Bathtime Rap books in the window display too

All we need now are some visitors to make my book launch a really fun morning... or is it? My pen is feeling nervous. It’s watched other authors signing books, their pens moving with a flash and a flourish and the signing is done. So why can’t my pen do the same? It seems to get tongue-tied (nib-tied?). It has no trouble when I write a manuscript. It works perfectly well when producing a covering letter. It even enjoys signing the contract but it has never managed to grasp the art of book signing.

So if you come along to the book launch (and I do hope you will) don’t forget, when you’re ready to have your book signed, to please go easy on my pen. It may be feeling just a little nervous.

    

10 comments:

  1. I hope the launch goes well and lots of people turn up for it.

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  2. Thanks Luana.


    Hi Rebecca, I'm sure it'll be fun no matter how many people turn up.

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  3. It seems pen needs to get over itself and start signing! Congratulations on your launch. I hope it was a foot stomping success.

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  4. Oh my goodness, I'm so happy for you. Congratulations on your launch. Tell your pen it has to "buck up." (Wish I could be there)

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  5. Many congratulations on your book launch Ros. Hope lots of people turn up and that you enjoy the day. Love Karan X

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  6. Thanks Ann.


    Hi Manzanita, I wish you could be there too. Wouldn't that be great!

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  7. Thanks Karan, I'm trying to pretend that it really doesn't matter but...

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  8. Congratulations on your launch! I hope it is a great success, I'm sure it will be. :)

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  9. Hi Ros .. I'm sure there'll be some little luvlies awaiting you with their pens at the ready .. it'll be fun - enjoy ..

    Great to bring history to the youngsters of the borough .. cheers Hilary

    PS see your post 29 March ..

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