|special thanks to Richard Groth and Lorraine Tong for the photos!|
Also, my performance was right after Food Network Star's Giada De Laurentiis presented! So the overpacked tent quickly and disheartenedly thinned after she left.
But I persevered:
And I pulled out my Starry River of the Sky presentation which is always a lot of fun:
|and probably went over better than if I had done a Ling and Ting presentation anyway!|
And I was whisked away for the book signing which was surprisingly long considering the book sale mix-up. Many readers brought their books from home, which was so nice to see.
And even though there weren't any Ling and Ting books, I did get to meet a real life pair:
So a nice time was had by all! It was great fun, thanks DC and the National Book Festival! I hope we get to come again!