Tall trees encircle me. Sunlight filters in through a canopy of leaves. Am I lost? No, I know these woods. A bird sings from a branch overhead.
I approach slowly, trying not to be perceived as a threat.
The fawn is free.
Her mother steps into the clearing and together they disappear into the safety of the woods.
Do you like to travel? Do you want to promote your new release? Here's an idea (or three)...
CBC Books has compiled a guide to Canadian literary festivals. Here's the link
They all look so inviting how do you choose? It might be tempting to remain in your home province but...
Combine participation in a festival with a trip to visit friends and, or family.
Match the festival's setting to your book. For example, if your book is set in New Brunswick why not ask the organizers of the Fog Lit Festival if you can stage your launch there.
Oh, yes, and if you're a Children's author you might also be interested in these links...
And see if you can pay an author visit to universities and colleges. Connecting with them on Linked In may be the first step in making this happen.
Can't travel? I've heard that some authors are connecting with readers and potential readers through Skype.