Pursuing a career in anything creative can bring many highs, but, also many lows. Authors work tirelessly on their stories to bring joy to readers, and part of getting those books into the hands of new fans is by doing book signings and appearances at bookstores.
Author Chelsea Banning recently tweeted about a book signing for her debut novel, “Of Crowns and Legends” which didn’t go as planned. To her surprise, many fellow authors shared their own stories about their worst book signing experiences. According to those who responded, having a bad book signing or two is a right of passage as an author.
Here are some of the best stories authors shared.