Guest Post: Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Luncheon

The very first author I saw in person was Sue Grafton. She was talking at the Central Milwaukee Public Library to a packed house and had just finished F is For Fugitive. I was completely star struck. I had all the hard cover books in hand, but they only let you get 2 signed, so my friend stood in line with me and got the others autographed for me. It was a life changing moment for me and I looked for other opportunities to meet authors in the area. They were few and far between. One time Lisa Jackson came to a Barnes and Noble on the other side of town, but I braved the lousy weather to see her. I think that’s about it until I started writing a blog for Publishers Weekly Continue