Today I had the opportunity to have my very first book signing. It was a great time and it gave me an occasion to meet some local fellow authors from Richmond, Va.
Our host, Kelly Justice, provided us with a warm and friendly atmosphere. The Fountain Bookstore is a quaint bookshop located in downtown Richmond in the Historic Shockoe Slip area. The bookstore has a wide variety of books for young and old. I would recommend it highly.
My experience was one of getting my feet wet. Being my first book signing, I wasn't sure what to expect. I got there early before my allotted time slot, mainly to see the other groups before me and "how they did it". It was like going to the old country store from my youth back in New England. Of course, there were no checker boards set up on pickle barrels, but there was a lot of friendly chatter and the exchange of writing ideas and other future events. And it was particularly interesting for me to find other fellow authors from the Richmond area.
All-in-all, it was a great time had by everyone, in spite of the fact that today was the day those two football teams, their names slip my mind (only because the Patriots weren't one of them), play in some big whooptydo game in News Orleans.
Again, I thank Kelly for her hospitality and look forward to being a part of this event in the future.
Look for my book, Tip of the Iceberg. Check out www.dclozeau.tateauthor.com