Monday, September 7, 2009

Decatur Book Festival wrap up


Inside The Little Shop of Stories...

A sweet display at the store


I love how cute the store is!


Emerging author stage


Welcome to the Decatur Book Festival!

Over the weekend, I had the privilege of attending and speaking at the Decatur Book Festival. I spoke at 2:30 on Saturday at the Target Children's Stage and had a blast! I met some amazing readers and the audience asked a wide-range of questions. When you get to the end of your talk and you say "Thank you. Any questions?" it's ALWAYS scary. You're convinced no one will ask a question and you'll just stand there, face burning and then run off stage. So thank YOU, audience members, for saving me from that. Much appreciated! :)

I spent time vlogging, chatting with authors I'd been online friends with but hadn't met in person and hanging out in the author suite. It was a great trip and the entire festival was so well organized. The volunteers were beyond friendly and the staff was incredible.

Thanks again, DBF, for having me!


5 comments:

Kathryn said...

The pics look great!!

By the way, Jess, will you ever get to making the YouTube video the answer our Q's from August
3rd??

Thanks.

Kathryn said...

*to answer our questions

Typos... xD

Crave for Canterwood Crest said...

Wow! The pics are great!
I bet you had so much fun!

Adina H. said...

Wow, those pics were awesome. I wish I was there. Great job on your speech. :)

Butterscotch Pony said...

Glad you had sooo much fun!!!!

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