A book launch and signing – Part Two

As promised here is part two of my three-part blog about my book launch and signing. In Part Three I'll discuss lessons learned. Part Two - The Actual Event Reading at {Pages}, a bookstore Our son Ben arrived at our house at about five thirty ready to help bring books, food, and drinks to the Pages bookstore, and by the time we got there, about six, Jetena, the receptionist from the building where I used to work, was already there. Although Ben joined his wife Marissa and her folks for dinner, Bob, Eleanor my friend from Oakland who came down the day before to keep me calm and centered and I opted to stay in the shop. Eleanor and I put out the strawberries, mangos and cheese cubes in a divided platter that I brought from home, Dinah, the cupcake host, arranged the mini lemon cupcakes, and the store manager and his assistant arranged the drinks wine and waters on a separate table, some chilling in ice buckets. They made a cute pyramid cup arrangement. Flowers from my … [Read more...]