Yesterday I hauled my ass to Forbidden Planet on Shaftesbury Avenue for a multi-author book signing. We were graced by the presence of Mark Charan Newton, Adam Nevill and *fanfare* China Mieville!
The signing was only part of the attraction, however: a massive group of bloggers all decided to descend en masse (including representatives from My Favourite Books, Kamvision, Speculative Book Review, Un:Bound, and many more!) Some of them I have met previously on my forays to Eastercon and the Headline party, and some of them I met for the first time.
I attempted not to embarrass myself by tripping up in front of China; I had a really lovely chat with Adam (who was amazingly gracious about my review of Apartment 16 - a really lovely guy!); and I snarked Mark because he decided to scribble in Nights of Villjamur!
I'm now just going to put a succession of pictures because I'm sure that is what people most want to see!
Adele and Ewa (hope I am spelling that right!)
Mark surrounded by evil blogging types! Check out the red eyes! Demonic!
Our wonderful host, Danie!
The man of a thousand controversial blog posts - Gav from Next Read.
Liz and Chloe
Mark's so professional *grin*
Me and books! A familiar sight!
I managed to untie my tongue sufficiently to ask for a picture of my new favourite author *blush*
And look what he wrote in my book!
I had a great time! With thanks to Tor UK, Chloe and Danie for making it all happen!