Today’s launch of A Shadow in the Past in the Wedgewood Author Series

I couldn’t have scripted my hometown launch any better if I tried. Everything went so smoothly. Before the launch started, I was interviewed by Doreen Barnes for Brock News TV. I’m not sure when it will be available online but I will pass the link on when I get it. The interview took place in the library at The Wedgewood Retirement Resort, directly across the hall from the media lounge where my launch was held.

Now I decided that I couldn’t wear the same ensemble today that I wore in Kansas but footwear definitely worked into the equation. I mean a newly published author can’t always wear the same clothes to every event.

My launch ensemble

In the beginning there weren’t many people in the room but at 2:00, we started anyway. Doreen introduced me and I spoke about the background information on my book and then read an excerpt before the floor was opened up for questions.

Behind the podium during my presentation

While I was in my element in front of the crowd, the room began to fill up. Undistracted by the interruption, I carried on. By the time, I was wrapping up my reading it was practically standing room only.

Signing my first of 22 copies
Time to get out more books

Many of the people who came to my signing wanted to get their photo taken with me. Who woulda thunk it? People wanting to get their picture taken avec moi.

Sue Bowen (one of my beta readers of an earlier draft) and me
Anne’s (who I dedicated my book to) family

The day turned out better than I could have hoped for. Signed and sold 22 copies! Wow!

10 thoughts on “Today’s launch of A Shadow in the Past in the Wedgewood Author Series”

  1. Definitely worth the wait, Linn! Thanks so much for the support from you personally, and loveahappyending.com as a group. It’s meant a lot to me along my journey this past year.

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