Poll results

Here are the results of the May poll. There were 726 responses. Thanks very much to everyone who participated!

Have you attended any of Diana Gabaldon's public appearances?
  • 29.48% - Not yet, but I would like to see her in person some day.
  • 23.00% - Yes, I've been to one or more of her book-signings or other public appearances.
  • 21.07% - No, I live too far away.
  • 12.67% - I'm planning to attend the book-launch or one of the book-tour events for WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART'S BLOOD.
  • 2.07% - Yes, many times!
  • 1.93% - I'm planning to see her on June 7 at the Fan Retreat in Seattle.
  • 1.65% - What public appearances? When and where?
  • 1.52% - No, I'm not interested in attending a book-signing.
  • 1.24% - I would like to, but I'm too busy with family, work, or other commitments.
  • 5.37% - Other.
Here are the responses for "Other":
  • Just missed her in Australia last time
  • Nope. Two closest sold out before I even knew about them.
  • Sold out!!
  • Tickets were sold out before I could get one.
  • sold out before I could get tickets
  • I don't think she has been in Sweden so far...
  • If she comes to Australia I will try and attend
  • can't afford them
  • won an opportunity to have lunch with her, along with a signed copy of BOSA
  • I would love to, but they tickets have always sold out before I could buy them
  • She is the only famous person I'd like to meet she makes her books come alive
  • No. She is a fantastic author, but the books are good enough for me
  • Yes, and plan to attend another (in TC)
  • No, I live too far away, but hope one day she may come to Regina, SK.
  • If Diana comes to Australia, I will do my very best to go and meet her!
  • Hoping to catch her at the Edinburgh Book Festival in August!
  • usually not close enough or I don't hear about it until too late
  • I live in Scotland
  • She doesn't do them in the UK
  • Poor Health
  • Any change Herself may find her way to the Antipodes???
  • I would love to but I live in Australia and there aren't as many opportunities!
  • I would like to, but it was too expensive and anyway, it is sold out.
  • Hoping for San Antonio or Austin someday
  • yes to previous signing and for MOBY
  • No. I would love to meet and listen to Diana, but cannot afford the expense.
  • I am creeped out by some of the fandom, would hate to be associated with crazy.
  • Plan on seeing her at Dragoncon sept. 2014
  • abq
  • I would like to attend but can't stand the crowds!
  • She has never appeared anywhere near me, that I know of.
  • Answers 5 & 8 above. I've heard everything already
  • I'd like too but I live in Europe (France) so...difficult !
  • She has never had an appearance anywhere near where I am, otherwise I would go.
  • 10 yrs ago she visited my children's school to speak about being an author.
  • I live in Florida. These events are never in the area.
  • Was planning to but the local event was sold out before tickets were available.
  • I met her (and Jenny) at the Historical Novelist Society Conference in London
  • I live in Australia-west coast.Hope to see you soon, Diana!
I didn't vote in this poll myself, but my mom and I will be attending Diana's June 17 book-signing in Philadelphia. This will be my fourth time seeing Diana in person, and I can't wait! <g> Please take a moment to vote in the June poll, which is all about your favorite way(s) to read or listen to Diana Gabaldon's books.

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