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Friday, August 1, 2008

Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho...

...it's off to work (but not really work, but sort of work because maybe I'll get paid)(Also, should it be "heigh-ho" instead of "hi-ho"?) I go.


There's a book release at Borders tonight and my friend S and I were asked to come tell fortunes for the release party. The book is called Twilight, and it's part of a series of paranormal books.

S and I did readings for the last Harry Potter release party. People stood in line forty-five minutes for us. For us. Not the book, for us. Well...they stood in line for two or three hours for the book, but we were still a wee chuffed with ourselves about that.

It was kind of them to ask us back - this time, we have some business cards made up (thanks, S!), because we want to make ourselves available for parties. Hey, why not? Someone suggested we put out a tip jar, and if the manager doesn't mind, we will. we don't charge anything for the fun, because Borders is kind enough to let our discussion group invade the cafe every Thursday night, and they're always just as helpful as can be about finding or ordering books. I know it's their job, but they're terrific beyond the bounds of the job description.

I can think of worse ways to spend Lammas night than with a friend in a bookstore, giving people pause.

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