I am traveling an hour to Longview, Texas, for a signing today starting at 1 p.m. This will be at another branch of Hastings Entertainment. Longview is much larger than Mount Pleasant (80,000 vs. 17,000 population). Longview is the second-largest city in this part of Texas, after Tyler. I recall my book signing for "Fantastic Texas" in 2010 went pretty well there.
The Longview News-Journal was nice enough to include the signing in its weekly calendar listing. They also included a News Brief in their Local News section of their web site.
Next Saturday, Feb. 8, I will be back home for a signing at the Mount Pleasant Library. Then I think I'll take a break before heading off to ConDFW in Dallas Feb. 21-23.
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