Kentucky Book Fair 2008

>> Monday, November 17, 2008

Saturday I journeyed to the land of Lincoln (he was born in Kentucky in a log cabin he built with his own bare hands) for the Kentucky Book Fair. Held annually in Frankfort, the one-day book fair features more than 150 authors and routinely draws 4,000-5,000 readers from all over the region.

They really pack the authors in, often three to a table, and by mid-day the aisles were so crowded you could hardly move. I sold a bunch of books, and got to talk about all my novels with a lot of families.

See? There I am talking. You can tell because my mouth is open and pizza is not going into it. The book fair was a long drive for me--almost fourteen hours, round-trip--but Wendi came along and we had a fun trip. My thanks to the organizers, and to all the readers who came out on a cold and blustery November day!

1 comments:

Jackie Parker November 18, 2008 at 3:49 AM  

Well, I'm jealous. Nothing like that happens out here. Seems like back East there's always some interesting book festival to go to.

Well, at least I've got nice weather (60's today!)

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