Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Kentucky Book Fair

Running a bit behind this week. Things have been so crazy for me lately, that finding time to blog is getting harder and harder.

This past weekend, I was invited to take part in the Kentucky Book Fair.  My husband and I were happily able to take the day and go.  Sometimes its hard to get away but thanks to some much needed help from family I could pull it off this time. 

We made it to the capital of Kentucky (for those that don’t know, this would be Frankfort) although we were directed to the Capital Plaza Hotel, they only had smoking rooms left so we ended up at a Best Western.  Now, I am usually not a Best Western type of gal, but this one was very nice.  A bit older than some, but very well cared for and clean.  The rooms were nice and big too, which is a huge bonus as usually hotels cram you into as little space as possible. Right?

We got up the next day and headed over to the convention center.  Right outside the hotel was a STARBUCKS!  Bonus!  It was a gorgeous day out.  The sun was shining and even better it was not frozen frosty cold as it had been at home.  We found the convention center easily enough and in we went.  My table was all set up for me.  Taaa Daaa. 

The place was pretty packed.  There were at least 10 rows of tables set up with about 15 tables per row (3 authors per table).  So as you can see it was a pretty big crowd of authors.  The doors opened at 9:30 and all day long there was a steady stream of people in and out of the festival. 

The day was a nice day.  I sold a handful or two or books, met several authors, and got a lot of book recommendations and finds, that my kindle is now bursting at the seems with new reads. 

Will I go back?  I think I might.  It was actually a nice easy trip and a bit of time away from home.  It was definitely needed. 

Here are a few extra photos of the trip just for fun.  

Have a great week everyone.


  1. Look at you, selling books! Glad it worked out well for you and glad the festival was inside! The last one I attended was outside and very windy. We spent the entire time trying to rescue our things from blowing off the table!

  2. I was imagining you outside too! Glad it wasn't... your table looks amazing with your books on it. And you, of course. ;) So glad it went well. Mama Bernstein... LOL.

  3. Sounds like a great experience. Congratulations!