Tuesday, March 30, 2010
New Boston plans
Plans are being made for me to do a reading from "Fantastic Texas" and sign copies of the collection at a meeting of the Friends of the New Boston (Tx) Public Library in July. I was editor of the newspaper there from 2005 to 2007. New Boston is the county seat of Bowie County, whose largest city is Texarkana - setting for my story "Avatar". I hope to get both the New Boston and Texarkana papers to cover this. I plan to rebate a third of the cover price of the book to the Friends; at the wholesale price I'll still make money. I read "A Rocket for the Republic" at a meeting of the Friends in 2006, and they enjoyed it a lot, it was a great time.
I'm still engaged in my policy of buying genre books from the spin racks in Dollar General stores to encourage them to stock these &q...