Launch Party Photographic Proof

Endless thanks to the hospitality of Avid Bookshop who let me put on a wizard robe and prance around for a while. Also – all photos were taken by Matt Hardy Photography, if you want to reuse any of these you may with photo credit given.

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Quiet before the storm.
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Family photo.
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I am VERY excite.
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Avid Bookshop’s Will fires up the crowd.
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The crowd is FIRED UP.
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I arrive to ruin their excitement.
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The disappointment is embraced.

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I talk with my hands a lot.
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Reading. Chapter 8.

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More hands talkin’.
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Great long shot of the crowd.

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Attractive people who like AMOD.

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Befuddlement next to my novel.
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The weariness sets in.
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‘Why is everyone leaving? Guys? GUYS?!’
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Some wizard, I guess? He got me super drunk later.
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Signing a book for a fellow author. DANG competition.
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Me and my most vicious critic. Emotional age roughly equivalent.
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Just a nice shot from behind the desk at Avid.

There’s so  much more to process as AMOD lumbers out unfettered into the wild, but I wanted to get these pics up post haste. Don’t I look like fun? Want me to come to your bookstore? I WILL COME TO YOUR BOOKSTORE.*

*Within driving distance of Athens,GA currently -until we sell way, way more books. Contact gderekadams AT gmail DAWT com.

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One thought on “Launch Party Photographic Proof

  1. Hi Derek! My name is Shannon Adams (no relation that I’m aware of unless you have any family in the Macon, GA area? :D), and I’m an intern at Avid. I worked your event and it was fantastic!
    I’m in a journalism class this semester, and we are reviewing local events. I decided to review your event, and I was wondering if you would mind email-chatting with me about it a little bit! I was also hoping that you might be willing to record a short audio sound bite of you reading AMOD for my project (but that’s even more optional than talking to me).
    If you think that’d be cool, shoot me an email? shan16@uga.edu.
    Thanks!
    -Shannon

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