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Story Weekend: Public Speaking

Sunday afternoon, I’ll be speaking to a group at the West Regional Library in Cary, North Carolina (come join us if you can!). I was thinking about that talk this evening when I suddenly realized it’s time to write my Story Weekend blog post. So that’s the genesis of this weekend’s topic: Public Speaking. The…

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Breaking the First Leg of my Journey

John and I headed for the airport this morning only to discover our flight had been cancelled. We’re supposed to be in New Jersey right now, where I’m to speak at a private event tomorrow and visit family. Then we’ll travel on to New York for the Book Expo. We couldn’t get on another flight today,…

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What's Your Quirk?

Today I was twice reminded that I have a quirk. This morning, I received a request to speak at an event and had to ask my standard question: “Can you describe the venue to me, please?” Here is my ideal venue in which to speak. It’s a large, low-ceilinged room, perhaps a meeting room or ballroom…

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Speaking at Quail Ridge Books

  I always love speaking at Quail Ridge, one of my two favorite Independent Bookstores (the second being Quarter Moon Books in Topsail Beach). Quail Ridge does a good job getting the word out and it has a wonderful setup for the audience. I had such a good time. My favorite part of a speaking…

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