Thursday, June 07, 2012

Embarrassing even by my standards

I did something so incredibly stupid last night. Even by my standards. And so acutely embarrassing that I'm not even going to tell you about it.
Suffice it to say that at one point I thought a trip to Casualty was imminent. And that would have been entertaining. 
'How did you do this, Mrs Hinds?'
'Well, it's like this, Doctor ...'

Anyway all's well and this afternoon I took copies of my book into Waterstone's.

All I need now is individuals from Rent-a-Crowd to go in to the shop at frequent intervals during the day, pick up my book and exclaim loudly, 'I've read this: it's brilliant.' And make sure it's in a prominent position, moving it if necessary.


Rose said...

Now you have me dying of curiosity:)

Oh, if I lived closer, I'd gladly volunteer to be your personal cheerleader at the bookstore! Congratulations on your book launch--hope the party goes well!

katney said...

Yeah, me too. It is just maybe some few thousand miles and an ocean too far.

SmitoniusAndSonata said...

I'll even come all the way over sea and land to praise your book in ringing tones .... if you tell us what you did !

Liz said...

I can't tell you! Not on here ... it's far too embarrassing!

nick said...

I expect you know that most authors go into bookshops for the sole purpose of rearranging their books more prominently and hiding any competing titles.