Sore feet. Interesting contacts.
How do you spot a dignitary at the London Book Fair? They don’t wear badges. If I were coming again I would attend on day one.
You may feel out of it as an unknown author. Yet everywhere the evidence of the need for authors is on the posters, products and peoples’ lips.
Many folk seem overwhelmed by an excited energy. Old friends meet old friends. New guys, even in kilts get smiles but not the come on … till later.
I met a helpful person from Books from Scotland. It’s nice how our little country helps us. I’ve been invited to a whisky tasting they’re running. Anyone wants to accompany me … get in touch.
There are a couple of authors who’ve taken stands. One was Carmelo Bucca an interesting man on a spiritual mission. I liked him. The common ground we attending writers share is a belief we have to be here to connect. Will we be proven right?
© Mac Logan