Back in 2007 I heard Diana Gabaldon was going to be speaking at the Decatur Book Festival. I called my bff and begged her to go with me. We were quickly in the car and headed to Festival. I fell in love with the Festival. I need your help to win press passes to the launch party on the 16th. I know what you are thinking, “Junebug, really? You just have to wait a few more hours and the author list will be on-line.” Hello! Have you learned nothing about me? I have no patience! I’ve already been waiting since the Festival ended last September. You want me to wait a few more hours? Have a heart! Leave me a comment telling me which author you would love to see at the Festival. In return, I will send good thoughts and friendly karma in your general direction. You don’t have to leave a comment but remember I will find you and it won’t be pretty when I do.
Here are some reasons you should consider attending the Festival:
1. It is free. You read me right – FREE! Who can’t afford free? Where else can you sit two rows back from authors like Diana Gabaldon and Sherman Alexie for free?
2. The festival is Labor Day Weekend. One of my favorite weekends in Atlanta. I can ride the Marta back and forth between the DragonCon downtown and the Book Festival in Decatur. Better yet – my hubby stays at DragonCon while I enjoy the Book Festival.
3. I love the accessibility of the authors. I can sit and listen to a terrific author then go outside and stand in a short line to buy their book and get an autograph.
To recap: The blogger who writes a post that generates the most comments will get press passes to the Launch Party June 16th and be among the first to hear this year’s author roster. I just need your comments. I promise to tell you all about the party if I get to go.
Which author would you rush to see at the Decatur Book Festival? (besides me – your favorite blogger)
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