Wednesday, August 12, 2015
My Experience in a Gathering of Book Lovers
I was fortunate to be a part of this past New England Authors Expo that took place in Danvers, MA. I'm thankful for Leo Maloney, the author of the Dan Morgan thriller series, for extending the invitation to me and making sure that I came prepared for what was in store.
The venue was picturesque. In fact, I would have been satisfied if I had gone there just to take photos. There was a beautiful lake with boats that were cleverly named. One of the authors even joked about naming her next book after a boat's name that was in the lake.
I watched as authors chatted excitedly about their books to readers who bought and wanted their books autographed. I left my own table after some book sales and signing to gain the reader experience for a few minutes, asking authors questions about their books and publishing experiences.
I noticed that at a point there were interestingly clad individuals and later found out that a Comic-Con was taking place in the same building.
I signed email lists, bought some books, took part in raffle draws, ate cheese and crackers, and later took more pictures when my friends arrived. All in all, this past NEAE was a day to remember and I extend my profound thanks to the organizers. See website for more information