For most of us authors, public speaking doesn't come naturally, you have to work at it. I should know: at my very first book reading ever for Otto's Rainy Day, I was so scared, I had my brother-in-law read the book! Was I a chicken or what? In today's first blog tour stop, I talk about my experiences with public speaking, how the anxiety never goes away, and share some tips on managing your sweaty palms, hammering heart, and the urge to throw up all over your audience...
Hop on over to FrolickingThroughCyberspace Blog to read the post!
|Presenting Sacajawea of the Shosohone|
at the Sonoma County Book Festival, 2012
|10 years ago, this crowd would have|
really freaked me out!
|Presenting Cixi, The Dragon Empress,|
Ukiah book launch, Mendocino Book
|Presenting Cixi, The Dragon Empress|
Book launch for The Thinking
Girls' Treasury of Dastardly Dames,
Book Passage, Corte Madera, 2011