Launch Day minus 2 …

Two days out from Launch Day, and I've started obsessively checking the Metservice website for weather forecasts for Christchurch on Poetry Day. (Not looking great at the moment (southerlies, some rain). Mind you, given their usual level of accuracy, a bad forecast now should make me feel comforted …) Thanks to everyone who has RSVP-ed. Seating …

a box of books

One more little milestone to tick off – my box of official author's copies arrived today! Now it's all beginning to feel really real. The next tick will come when I see a copy in a bookshop somewhere … Ten days to go until the launch. If you plan to come but haven't yet said so, …