Julie Lessman, Me, Julie Klassen, Sue Brower
I had a fabulous time. God is good! No travel problems, whatsoever. Just a couple small delays in the airplanes but I arrived everywhere on time and so did my luggage! My friend and excellent author, Kaye Dacus, picked me up at the St. Louis Airport and drove me to the hotel, so that relieved some stress of finding a taxi or a shuttle. And my other friend and excellent author, Julie Lessman, took me back to the airport!
For those of you who don't know what this show is, it is an annual event for all the business owners of Christian stores throughout the world. They come together and take classes about how to run their stores more effectively, etc... and then they can wander through this giant convention floor filled with Christian vendors displaying their latest wares. Anything from paintings, to music CDs, to movies, figurines, decorations or all kinds, toys.... and of course the latest books!
I did 2 signings and another fiction giveaway at my publisher's booth, and I met with my agent, had dinner with my publisher and just hung out with my author friends. We had a blast!
Here's some pictures you may have already seen on Facebook:
Kaye Dacus, Ronie Kendig, Mary Connealy, me, Nancy Mehl, Wanda Brunstetter
Mary Connealy and I signing books!
Hey, check out that line!!!!
Kaye Dacus, Nancy Mehl, and Ronie Kendig signing!
Julie Klassen (who just won a Christy Award for her book Silent Governess!!!) , Julie Lessman, and Me.
Stay tuned tomorrow for the beginning of Surrender the Heart Month!