Thursday, May 04, 2006

A tough decision

After examining our finances and my promotional budget for Eyes of Crow, I've decided to cancel my plans to attend this year's Romantic Times Booklovers Convention in Daytona Beach. I've heard it's a fantastic way to meet readers and party one's hiney off, but without a book in my hands to promote, I can't justify the expense right now*.

If you're going, have a pina colada on the beach for me. Have two or three--it's what I would do. Me, I'll just be here enjoying having a house with running water, since that's where much of my book advance has gone instead.

Not that I'm complaining. Water is, after all, the source of all life. Like the Atlantic ocean, for instance, which my ex-hotel room overlooks....

*You bet I'll be there next year, in beautiful downtown...Houston.


But you can still have pina coladas on your beautiful deck ovelooking that lovely farm and the mountains in the distance. hey, I might join you!


Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 5/04/2006 10:58 AM

Sounds great, Cecilia! You bring the rum, the pina colada mix, and the little umbrellas, because I can't afford them, either. But hey, I'll provide the beautiful deck and the running water!

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 5/04/2006 2:04 PM

You're on! And you know I loves me some little umbrellas!

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 5/04/2006 5:24 PM

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