Preparing to Speak

Last week I popped down to Omaha, NE, where I spoke to a group of Reference USA's customers, a group of reference librarians from around the country. Everyone seemed to enjoy it. It was a good warmup for what happens next month. Over four weeks I am doing six talks in five states, of which Gene is joining me for three. We've also been rapidly signing up speaking engagements for next year. It's nice to be in demand. In fact, I wish I could free up even more time for speaking, because I really enjoy it. Sadly, each day I speak is one fewer vacation day from my day job, and I need to reserve some for my family.

The next thing to think about doing is book signings at book stores. That would require an actual tour, which maybe I can start integrating with my speaking schedule. It all sounds very complicated and I'm not clear on the value. If you're an author and have something to say on the subject please drop me a line - I'd love to get some input. And of course if you want me and/or Gene to come speak at your event or gathering in 2006 let us know.

Our next appearances


October 8, 2018 Walla Walla, WA
Walla Walla Rural Library District Staff Day (Gene)

November 15, 2018 Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach County Library System (Gene)

November 16, 2018 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Southeast Florida Library Information Network (Gene)


Jan 25 - 28, 2019 Seattle, WA ALA Midwinter (Library COMIC Booth #726) (Gene)

March 1, 2019 Phoenix, AZ
Maricopa County Library District (Gene)

April 15 - 17, 2019 Austin, TX Texas Library Association Annual Conference (Library COMIC booth, Monday night event) (Gene)

June 21 - 24, 2019 Washington, DC
ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth) (Gene)

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