Pictures from the book-signing in Winston-Salem
Highlights of this day, for me:
Lunch with Diana and a group of forumites at a local restaurant. That was a thrill for all of us, I think, and I was just delighted to be able to spend some time chatting with Diana in person and in a more relaxed environment.
I love this pic of Diana and me and Shirley Williams (right), who organized the luncheon - what a wonderful memento of an unforgettable day!
I got to hold THE EXILE in my hands -- briefly
I asked Diana, over lunch, "Have you decided what excerpt you're going to read?" She nodded. "From Book 8?" "Yes." "Is it one of the cliffhanger pickups?" "Yes. Y
My homemade sign was a bit the worse for wear by the time Diana saw it, due to all the moisture in the air, but it recovered just fine as soon as I got it home, and I was happy to have it signed. I'm sure I'll use it again sometime. (Note D
Diana signed my Hebrew copy of OUTLANDER. (Not sure if she's ever actually signed one of those before; I forgot to ask.) The picture below shows her looking at the page in the text that shows the blood vow at the wedding.
The inscription in the Green Slime ECHO paperback (which I did not actually read until I got home) reads, "To Karen, Czarina of Traffic and a great friend."
It was great meeting so many Compuserve forum members for the first time today! Hope you all enjoy the pictures, whether you were there in person or not.