Sunday, January 10, 2010

Book Signing Posts!

So, in November I met Scott Westerfeld, Holly Black and Cassandra Clare and I STILL haven't blogged about it. I also went to a book signing yesterday where I met Megan
Crewe, Rhonda Stapleton and Lara Zielin. I didn't get pictures from either one, so you're just going to have to believe that I went!

The Scott Westerfeld, Holly Black and Cassandra Clare event was the best night of my entire life. Scott had a great presentation about his newest book Leviathan, where he talked about illustrations in books and World War I. Then Holly and Cassandra came in talking about NaNoWrimo, which was fun. I was really nervous, since this was my first official book signing ever. They answered questions about their novels and the writing process. It was a fun event, and they were exactly how I had imagined them. Then I waited two hours to get my books signed, and was literally the last person in line! But luckily, it was all worth it because I got a lot of time with Holly Black. It was a fantastic event and the authors were delightful and quirky. I got Leviathan, Uglies, Tithe, Valiant, and two copies of City of Bones signed! It was such an enjoyable experience.

Yesterday I went to the signing at Indigo and had a blast! Although Sarah Ockler wasn't there, I still had a lot of fun. I spent most of my time with Lara Zielin, the author of Donut Days. She was friendly, bubbly and a lot of fun to talk to! I got Give Up the Ghost, two copies of Stupid Cupid and Donut Days signed. It was a quick half an hour event, but it was worth the two hour drive!

That is all I have to say! Two awesome events. I hope to see the authors again.

Emma Out!


  1. I'm jealous! There are very few author signings in my unless I travel I don't get to meet many authors.

  2. ... omg you were at the Westerfeld/Black/Clare signings TOO?! lulz it's so weird that we were at the same places but never 'met'. lol anyhow that night was awesome, Westerfeld's slideshow was ~*hilarious*~ (I have a write-up on that night at my dreamwidth blog, before I got blogger... Just in case you're interested.)

  3. Wow, author signings sound like a blast! I'm so jealous you got to go to a couple :-)

  4. Lizzy: That is too bad! I don't live in Toronto, but it isn't too far of a drive!

    April: It was great! I'll be on the look out for the next big one.

    Ah Yuan: OMG, really? That is quite odd! I read that post and I laughed out loud. I have to agree about Cassandra Clare. I do prefer Holly and Scott. I cannot wait for Behemoth. If you're going to any other YA book signings, email me and perhaps we could meet one another! Love your blog.

  5. Those sound like great events. I wish I lived closer. Found you through the Comment challenge!

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