Meeting Readers and Potential Readers: Always a Learning Experience

In July I'm participating in the first Friends of the Library Celebration of Rochester (MN) Authors. What a wonderful idea! I always enjoy meeting people. Talking with them makes me glad I've written the books I have, but it often leads to new book ideas as well. If you attend a book signing or an authors' event, I hope you'll stop a minute and talk an author, someone who spends hours in front of the computer, searching for just the right words to express his or her ideas. If you would like to read a sequel or related book, tell the author. Several months ago a friend of mine (we belong to the same club) gave me a book idea. I didn't think her original idea would work, but it's rattling around in my mind, and I'm considering an adaptation of it. Readers like you are a source of inspiration.