Wednesday, March 29, 2006

The Oldest Living Romance Reader Tells All


Bet I caught your attention, didn't I? Heh heh. It will tie into this blog post, promise.

First, for those interested in reading a length interview with me, there's one posted on Bookloons. Here's a link, and it's kind of fun for romance industry people because we discuss the paranormal trend and changes that I've seen in the market over the past decade of agenting. Also about my book and series, but a fair amount about agenting.

Hope everyone's having a great week so far, and HUGE thanks to everyone for the lovely compliments on my sizzzzzzling new cover. Oh, and speaking of that, I had dinner at church tonight and sat next to my neighbor's ninety-eight year old grandmother who is a very spry, witty woman. I would love to be like her at that age! Anyway, someone was asking about my upcoming booksigning and she asked me about it (keep in mind she's extremely hard of hearing.) So, there we are in the fellowship hall and I'm redfaced and mouthing, "It's SEXY. I said SEXY. IT'S SEXY...no, no, you don't want to read it." Next thing I know I'm sharing a bookmark with her, including the steamy description. She reads the whole thing then announces, "I need to get this book!" She wants an autographed copy. So I may have just recruited my oldest reader! LOL.

Here's the link to that interview.
Hugs to all!
Deidre

3 comments:

Pennyoz said...

LOL...
Deidre I am laughing because...

Scene:
In the supermarket.
Pimply youth.
Ten dollars in wallet.

Shopping list:
Condoms.

Actual shopping:
Bananas
Onions,
Cornflakes
Cornchips Economy Size pack of ten.
Chocolate Delights...

(and after hovering for ten hesitant minutes waiting for a window of opportunity - the object for which he'd entered in the first place.)

Hurdle:
Checkout.

Puffs out chest = bravado.
Waits.
The condoms have a neon sign.
Everyone is looking at HIM. Little old ladies, mothers with babies...

Nearly there:
Bananas... bip
onions... bip
cornflakes... bip
cornchips... bip
chocolate delights... bip
condoms...
condoms...
condoms...
"CHECKOUT TEN. CAN SOMEBODY FROM PERSONAL PRODUCTS GIVE ME A PRICE CHECK ON CONDOMS EXTRA LARGE STRAWBERRY FLAVOR!!!!?"

moonhart said...

Oh yeah. Some of us are having the BEST WEEK EVER!!!!

Heehee!!!

terri (back to revising)

Judson Knight said...

An addendum to my wife's recollection of the aforementioned incident: most of what we were saying to the elderly woman was being filtered through her daughter-in-law, whose son and wife are our contemporaries and whose granddaughter is a beloved friend of our children. Anyway, so Nancy had to repeat what Deidre said, and she was saying, "Mother, she says it's a sexy book--no, sexy." We had just finished eating dinner, and I announced that that would be a good time for me to take Deidre's and my plates back to the kitchen.