I would be completely and totally lying if I said I wasn’t nervous about the big event tonight. It’s my first book event, and there are all those, What if I trip/What if the strap on my dress breaks/What if weeping angel statue aliens descend on the bookstore and steal my life force? fears, (I’ve been watching a lot of Doctor Who, and that episode was TERRIFYING!*).
Oh my goodness! I am really wishing I’d had the good sense to put waterproof mascara on today, because I have been a big old mess, and every time I think I’ve pulled it together, I get an e-mail or a tweet or a phone call or someone posts a picture of their dog with their copy of STAY and I lose it all over again. I feel like the luckiest person to know such kind and supportive people and I am completely humbled (and yes, I’m crying again). Today has been amazing.
The other day, my sister-in-law posted on my Facebook wall that we were at the final countdown for the book and now I can’t stop singing Europe.