At 2pm Saturday 30th August, the Fallen tour, having already toured 3 Asian countries stopped at Max Webber Library in Blacktown for a couple of hours. Lauren Kate, author of the Fallen series featuring the books Fallen, Torment and Passion, came to talk about her experiences as a writer, read from her latest book passion and answer questions from the avid readers who had come to see her and get their books signed.
When I arrived Ms Kate was talking about submitting manuscripts and getting rejection letters and that the important thing in those weeks between submitting a manuscript and waiting for the rejection letter or not was to start writing your next project. That way you could balance the lows of a potential rejection letter with the highs of writing and gave you some thing to so while waiting to hear back.
As I had some how managed to misplace my copy of Torment and then even stranger when going to buy a replacement copy, accidentally bought another copy of Fallen instead, I had 2 copies of Fallen and 2 copies of Passion for Ms Kate to sign. I had two signed one of each signed to me and the others with just Ms Kate's signature and no personalisation.
Ms Kate was extremely friendly and nice and we had a quick chat about where she had travelled so far and the weather while she signed my books. Over all it was a great day and I would like to thank Black town library, Random House and Lauren Kate for an awesome event.
I hope there are more like it in the future.
I have a signed copy of both Passion and Fallen to give away and all you need to do is to be 13 or over, and fill out the form below. You don't need to follow my blog but feel free to all the same :) Competition is open Internationally with 1st prize being the signed copy of Passion and 2nd prize a signed copy of Fallen. Competition closes Saturday 13th August AEST.
Good luck and see you on the blog :)
Sapphired Dragon xx
This competition has now finished
Winner to be revealed shortly