Sorry that I’ve been a little quiet over the past few days, only I’ve been rather busy. Yesterday I checked to see if my book had gone off to print yet. Apparently it hasn’t, but thats only because it has got to be checked by someone else ( I totally forgot about this part of… Continue reading Book Reading / Visit
Once the school summer holidays were over, I was able to contact schools to see if any would like me to visit. One of the first ones I visited was just crazy and this will stay in my mind for a long time. I had been asked to read to two Year 2 classes, so… Continue reading Treated like a Celebrity
Ok, so far on this journey, I’ve had plenty of ups. Now its time for the downs and I’m sure i’m not the only self published author to experience this. Remember how I had originally gone into the book shop asking if they would be interested in me doing some kind of event to promote… Continue reading YES but NO but, try somewhere else. Grrr
So getting back to the book chat. Because the book was published just before the school summer holidays, it meant that I couldn’t actually go into any primary schools to read my book. So I had to make do with visiting nurseries that ran through the summer holidays. The first nursery I visited put me… Continue reading A Book Launch !! Sounds like a plan.
It was now the school summer holidays, so I probably wouldn’t hear back from any schools regarding class book readings. So I had to just lookout for other ways of promoting the book. We did have another Summer Fayre taking place locally, so I thought I would book myself a table for that instead. Now… Continue reading It wouldn’t be England without Rain !
Now for the moment of truth, will the kids like the story ? Now you would think that because the children know me, it would make reading the story easy. But it doesn’t always work that way and children have been known to play up for for people they know. But they just loved the… Continue reading The Moment of Truth