Friday, April 15, 2011

Book Signing Crowds

All you authors and aspiring authors have got to read The Onion's funny take on an author booksigning. Unfortunately, it is too often true that the author spends most of her time alone and waiting. What do you do when only a couple of people show up?

Author Promoting Book Gives It Her All Whether It's Just 3 People or a Crowd of 9 People,19985/


Ebony McKenna. said...

oh that is painfully funny. I read it between my fingers.

Barbara Elsborg said...

Oh dear. I don't think I'd dare do a reading of one of my erotic romances. I'd cringe too hard. I'm still trying to work up the courage to go into a local bookshop and ask if they'll stock my titles. Erotic romance - despite the fact that its not much different from the other romances around - is shelved out of sight, out of reach in Waterstones. I do find it annoying.

anny cook said...

I do believe I once had four people show up for a signing in a two hour period.

One didn't speak English.

One didn't read erotic romance.

One wanted to know how many times the h/h had sex.

And the fourth one bought a book.

Ah, the glamorous life of an author...