Signing – Assassins! Accidental Matchmakers

Hello Readers,

After a very long several months due to the cyber attack on Indigo’s systems, our signing is FINALLY happening this weekend!!

Have you wanted to get a copy of Assassins! Accidental Matchmakers, but were waiting so you could get it signed? This is your chance.

Meet the Authors of Assassins! Accidental Matchmakers Sunday May 21st, 1pm to 3pm at Indigo Pinecrest (2735 Iris St. Ottawa)

We might have some extra goodies for those that show up.

Hope to see you there!

Éric and Jen

Rescheduled Signing

*UPDATE: The signing has been POSTPONED until further notice.*

Hello Readers,

Unfortunately due to a massive cyber security incident on Indigo, we are forced to reschedule the signing to next weekend.

Meet the Authors of Assassins! Accidental Matchmakers Sunday February 19th, 1pm to 3pm at Indigo Pinecrest (2735 Iris St. Ottawa)

See you there!

Éric

Signing – Assassins! Accidental Matchmakers

*UPDATE: The signing has been POSTPONED until further notice.*

*UPDATE: The signing has been rescheduled to Sunday February 19th*

Hello Readers,

Have you wanted to get a copy of Assassins! Accidental Matchmakers, but were waiting so you could get it signed? This is your chance.

Meet the Authors of Assassins! Accidental Matchmakers Sunday February 12th, 1pm to 3pm at Indigo Pinecrest (2735 Iris St. Ottawa)

We might have some extra goodies for those that show up.

Hope to see you there!

Éric and Jen

BOOKSTORE? AHHHHH!

Hello Imaginary Friends, Readers, and Fans,

I had to go to Carlingwood mall the other day to return some online purchases. (We’ve been limiting our excursions to make sure we don’t expose Pegasus to Covid until he’s vaccinated.)

While there I decided to go look at the bookstore Coles Carlingwood. Mostly because I like bookstores. Once inside, I decided to go check if they had my book.

And they DID!!!

I knew that local stores had them in stock and that they were available online from all bookstores, but it was so amazing to see it in stores.

I asked the person working if they wanted me to sign some and after an adorkable exchange where I offered to show my ID and we both geeked out, I signed all five or six books.

So if you’d like a signed copy, get to Coles Carlingwood before they all sell out!

I’m so excited!!!!

It felt really cool doing this and I look forward to doing actual signings at bookstores. AHHHHH! Maybe if all goes well, Jen and I can do a signing for Assassins! in the fall.

Stay safe and be kind,

Éric

Fleur Delacour

Fleur Delacour stopped by our table at Ottawa Comic Con. She’s an adventurous spirit, or else the Goblet wouldn’t have picked her for the Triwizard Tournament.

I adore her hat!

Have you pre-ordered The Cursed Child? Are you planning on going to a midnight release party? We’re going to Pinecrest Chapters. I’m going to have to take a nap so that I can stay up so late! Will we see any of you there?

Happy and letting others rant for me

Hello my Imaginary Friends,

Letting Others do my Work

Today I don’t feel like ranting. I’ll let others do it for me:

On stupid comments and other stupidity: This Behaviour is Not OK! by S.M. Carrière

On a similar note, in that it includes retail customers: Maybe You Get Bad Customer Service Because You’re a Bad Customer By Matt Walsh

If you don’t want to read these two awesome posts, just remember that being nice to people in customer service shouldn’t be the exception. Also let them do their job without getting harassed sexually, verbally, emotionally, physically, or spiritually.

Good Mood

I’m in a good mood. You might think from this blog that this is a huge exception and you’d be mostly right. I get worked up and protective a lot. Probably more than I should.

But today I’m happy. You might be asking why. It’s simple, spent last evening in a bookstore with my wife, a good friend, a baby, and a famous author. (There were a couple hundred other people too.)

Our Friend, K.R. asked us to go to a book signing with her. My wife said yes without even asking me (K.R. has an adorable baby boy and my wife can’t say no to being around babies) When I found out who the author was I was pretty excited.

I haven’t read anything by Diana Gabaldon but I had heard great things. Her Outlander Series is said to be one of the best Romance, Action, Adventure, Historical, Time Travel series ever.

I wasn’t expecting too much (Writing and public speaking aren’t skills that every writer has). She was hilarious, interesting, and intelligent. She probably has one of the coolest stories on how she got published (I’m Super jealous) and had no issue making “Men in Kilts” jokes.

The series is also partially inspired by Doctor Who and one of my favourite companions Jamie McCrimmon.

Overall it was a great talk, and a wonderful evening.

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Publishing

I’m still waiting on word from the publishers that I submitted my novel “A Study in Aether” to back in October. I’ve decided I’ll email again next week and if I don’t get a response from them by end of July, I’ll look into alternates. Every time I think about them I flip flop between three thoughts, “They hate it so much they don’t want to reply”; “They think its ok and are considering it but don’t know”; and “They completely forgot about it”.

Expect me to not mention this until end of July. Unless I get an email soon.

Once I get a response, if it’s a no, I’ll have to decide if I want to go back to submitting to agents, pay for an editor and resubmit to the other company that was so nice, or self-publish. Each one of those is scary for separate reasons.

 

Well that’s it for now.

Hope you’re having a great day.

Èric