Yesterday, my friend Del held a wonderful
Everyone who attended had a wonderful time.
One of the editors and contributors, Lee C. Hillman (who I know as GwendolynGrace), who's become a friend and someone I look forward to seeing whenever I can, also came out to Oxford to help celebrate! She did a reading from her fabulous space fae story that was most excellent.
On top of that, we got to share some time with Jean Walker, author of Your Guide to the Faerie Realm, based on her actual experiences in photographing faeries! I'd actually run into Jean about a year ago and saw some of her first photos at Moonstruck Café while I was writing coffee shop reviews. I hardly find it a coincidence that we've met again and plan on keeping in contact with her.
I opened the festivities with a reading from "Last Gate to Faerie," and was more nervous than usual because this was also the first time my mom would hear me read; she and my aunt had come all the way out to
If you caught the excerpts I posted here, you see she was well founded in her teasing. It's a pretty dark and violent story… with "pretty" being questionable.
In any case, people enjoyed it and bought books!
After Gwen and I did our readings, Jean did a talk on her own faerie adventures, which was really interesting with absolutely amazing photos. It's hard to get the depth of them on the website, so definitely pick up the book or check out one of her talks.
Before I sign off, I want to remind you again that I'm still looking for sponsors for the Bay State Equine Rescue Blogathon.
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