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How surreal…

I’ve been blessed to have many wonderful and utterly unexpected experiences through my writing. I’ve spoken and/or read at nearly 100 events, from bookclubs to writers festivals, public libraries, to conferences. But I’ve never ever had my mug take up space on the front cover of a magazine… until now. I can only describe it as surreal, and hope that the photo doesn’t put readers off their lunches on the off-chance the mag is lying on the table next to theirs.

I’m floored and flattered that the Kitchener Public Library would take such a risk with their publication. This is all part of the amazing regional reading program, One Book, One Community, that chose The Best Laid Plans as their 2010 selection. By the way, my twin brother, Tim, actually took the photo. When I look at it, all I can think of is what a gigantic and still-growing forehead I have! (One mouse click on my head, and you can read the magazine.)

I’m realling looking forward to spending quite a bit of time in the Waterloo Region in late September for all the OBOC festivities. It won’t be long now…

3 responses to “How surreal…”

  1. Victoria says:

    Congratulations! As a member of this community and a somewhat volunteer at a few of the libraries within, I’m really looking forward to the events coming up. 🙂

  2. Terry Fallis says:

    Thanks Victoria! I’m really excited about it all. Hope to meet you in September…

  3. Lisa says:

    OBOC book discussions and other events have been going well here in KW. Everyone is ready for your readings for OBOC and Word on the Street. A great year for OBOC!

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