Event Recap | Meeting SJ Maas

Saturday 23rd November 2015

Dear Reader,

Today was very eventful.

I woke up and packed my Throne of Glass series along with ACOTAR in my Shakespeare & Co. bag in the hopes that by the end of the day they would all be signed by my favourite author. I also tried to cram in exam revision without any success.

Walking 50 paces into Supanova I spotted a queue labelled ‘SARAH’. I honestly hadn’t expected such an overwhelming fan base.  There were a few girls Cosplaying Caelena and it was so exciting to fan girl over meeting Sarah while waiting in line.

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Given my short height I also continued to stand on tippy-toes to get a view of Sarah and squeaked to my mum about how pretty she was especially in person.

As luck would have it I arrived right at the head of the line before Sarah had to attend a panel. I stalked her to the panel as you naturally do.

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The panel had discussions about Kick-Ass Characters and it was great to see some new authors talking about characters in their books, also Sarah is extremely funny mainly because of how honest she is.

When I finally managed to meet her after she gloriously finished eating her chocolate, I was shaking all over.

I soon fell into casual conversation. Sarah takes great interest in her reader’s lives and I love that. She asked me about where I’m from and school.

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I also discovered she’s busy blurbing novels at the moment but also that she cannot wait to read C .S.  Pacat’s Captive Prince series.

We also spent a good amount of time fangirling over The Lunar Chronicles and she asked me if my mum was my sister and my mum felt greatly complimented by that so THANKS SARAH!!

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Epilogue: With my pile of signed books in my hands I walked out of the signing area and graciously stumbled and fell on the floor of Supanova along with all my books.

My clumsiness never evades me

Yours,

Infinity Reads

 

 

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9 thoughts on “Event Recap | Meeting SJ Maas

  1. rlsharpe says:

    You are so lucky! I wanted to meet Sarah so so so so much, but I couldn’t get to Supernova and I couldn’t get into her Sydney signings either. Sigh. It must have been awesome to meet her, I’m glad you go the chance. She sounds so lovely, and great photo’s.

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