Last weekend, my book was blessed and launched.
By our priest, Rev. Canon Claire Wade at St. Thomas’ Anglican in the village of Brooklin, Ontario
And our church community, family and friends
At 9.a.m in the morning of a long weekend, no less!
It was a full house. The food was great, the speeches were short, and I didn’t stutter or cry while reading.
Thanks to Hamlin for the photos and to publisher Don Bastian for his beautiful speech below:
Publisher Don Bastian
“I’ve attended many book launches, but this is the first book blessing I’ve ever heard of. I think there should be more of them!
In my experience as an editor and reader, memoir writers fall into one of two camps.
In one camp are those who create a book. Their book falls somewhere on the spectrum from boring waste of space to keen insight into a life well spent…
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