As part of their celebration, Chris’s family conducts a little show-and-tell after Thanksgiving dinner, where family members gather and talk about what they’ve been doing during the course of the past year. This year, I got up in front of 25 to 30 family members and told everyone about Frozen Voices: where the story’s idea came from and how I’d won the book prize. Then I showed them the various ideas for the book’s cover. The two favorites were the mirrored-image ship from NRP and the latest draft from Kaitlyn. Those are my favorites, too.
I enjoyed doing the brief presentation to the family. I liked talking about my book and I felt like it was good practice for giving book readings/talks after the book is published next year. I just hope every crowd is as friendly and encouraging as the family was!