Are you ever afraid? Well,
I am. This entire week I have been arguing with myself about putting my name
out there to do author visits and speaking engagements. I know I need to do it.
I really like meeting people at author signings. It’s very fun and I enjoy
myself. I know I’ll like doing author visits and speaking, but it’s so hard for
me to put myself forward.
But, here’s my commitment:
Make contact with three groups a week and make myself available to speak. Get
several talks outlined (just in case people don’t want to ask questions and
See, my problem is this. I’ve
always been in the background in our family. I’m the one who takes care of the
kids and doesn’t speak in public. My husband is the teacher and the speaker. I
have to get over that idea, but it’s hard. We’ve been married a long time.
(Okay, I’m whining here, but give me a little break.) It really is hard.
So if any of you live along
the Wasatch front and would like an author visit I would love to come. I also
love to do author visits for Activity Days for Primary for those of you who are
LDS. (All of you write back so I won’t have to call anyone.) Just kidding!
I’m serious. I’d love to
come speak to your writing group about my middle grade fiction or the two self
help books that are coming out with Familius. I’m writing one on Family
Councils right now. I thought it would be a drag, but it’s really a blast to
write. I’m charged about it!
You can leave a comment on
the blog or you can contact me at either of my web sites.
Thanks for listening. I’m
really not a whiner, I’m just an introverted writer that’s stepping into the