Connections are important to me. I love connecting with friends and family. And as a writer, I love connecting with readers.
Last week I was invited to dine with a local book club as they discussed my book, Your Eight O’Clock is Dead, which was their January selection. I’m telling you, I felt like I was on the Oprah book club! It was an amazing experience.
This book club has been meeting for over 20 years. It was easy to tell that these ladies have a love for the written word. They were a lively, fun group, and I felt like I got more than I gave. Lots of great laughter. I was a tad jealous that these intelligent, witty women get to meet each month and talk about books, relationships and anything else that comes to mind.
They made me feel like a star. And they reminded me of why I write. I write to entertain readers. If I give my readers an enjoyable experience, I consider myself a success. These sweet ladies made me feel successful beyond words. They are from left to right in the top picture: Beverly, Martha, Sharon and Vicky. In the bottom picture that’s Barbara, Mary and Lynn.
Connections. Friendships. Bonding. It just doesn’t get much better than this.
Thank you, ladies, for a memorable evening.