Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Off to New Hampshire ...

... despite the flooding!

Tour update: the hour-long interview yesterday on WXXI 1370 AM in Rochester, New York, was great, as always. The drive from Rochester to Albany, New York, was a bit hairy, with lots of snow, but we made it in plenty of time for my evening reading at Flights of Fantasy. A good event, and I was pleased to see old friends jan howard finder (known as "the Wombat" in fannish circles) and Joe Berlant, the chair of this year's World Fantasy Convention in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Carolyn and I stayed at the Microtel in Albany (watching with interest to see how Jon Stewart would handle the horror in Virginia on The Daily Show; his approach, to deal with it briefly in his opening, was the right one, I think). Carolyn and I, of course, are shocked and very saddened -- and we're en route to Virginia; I'm Guest of Honor at Ravencon in Richmond this weekend.

This morning, I did a half-hour via phone on the Woody Woodland Show on WSMN 1590 AM in Nashua, New Hampshire. New Hampshire has had massive flooding, and Woody himself -- the host -- was also phoning in his half of the interview, because the bridges were out. But he says I'll have no trouble making it to my signing tonight at 7:00 a.m. at the Toadstool Bookstore in Lorden Plaza, tonight at 7:00. But we've got to drive through mountains (the Berkshires to get there, and the weather doesn't look great ...


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