Hey! This isn’t today’s post (still working on that) so expect even more typos than normal. It’s just a quick note to say that
And I’m freaked out and terrified and excited and utterly unprepared and you probably are too (unprepared, I mean) so here are a few things I wanted to mention.
1. A bunch of people are asking if I’m signing bookplates again this year and the answer is yes. I wrote about it a week ago but it was dumped in with a ton of other things in the same post so it’s easy to miss. There are a limited amount and they’re running low so click here right now and they’ll mail you a free signed bookplate as a thank you for supporting the book. If you haven’t preordered, here are some good links.
Thousands of bookplates and the cat who sat on all of them:
2. The FURIOUSLY HAPPY BOOK TOUR starts week after next and the events are almost always free but in a lot of cases if you want a reserved seat or to go first in line you need to preorder the book from the store that’s hosting the event, which makes sense because that’s how these stores pay for these events, plus most of them are independent bookstores and they need your support. The only problem is that some of the events are already sold out (what the shit, y’all?) so if there are too many people you might not be able to see the reading because of crowd-control issues. But I’ll still sign anything you want and signing line will be open to everyone everywhere. Just maybe check in your area and call your local store for details so you don’t miss out on the reading, okay? Also, some people asked me if I would sign multiple books and OF FUCKING COURSE I WILL. That’s sort of the best thing ever at a book signing. Unless you’re having me sign tons of someone else’s book. That’s fine too, but weird. Not that I’m judging. I once signed someone’s tongue, a spatula, a taxidermied beaver and a live baby at the same event. Best event ever.
3. Thank you. If you’ve been here long enough you know that I’ve relied on you guys for advice and support and to pull me out of funks when things got hard and I doubted myself. I never would have finished this damn book if it wasn’t for you. Thank you.
4. If you want to you can say in the comments if you’ll be at an event and then connect with others who’ll be there. Everyone who attends is weird in the best way and you won’t end up alone if you come alone. These book signing are a collection of the best misfits ever and are the only events with real people that aren’t terrifying and awkward to attend. We’re all awkward together and it cancels everyone else out.