Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Meeting Rick Riordan!

Last week I met friends Katie and Jennifer and we decided to brave the crowd to meet author Rick Riordan! For those that don't know, Rick wrote the Percy Jackson series and has a new series coming out called The Red Pyramid.

The party started at 4:00 at BookPeople. It was supposed to be a parking lot party (signing and activities and such outside), but we had horrible weather all day long. I was so afraid it was going to be a madhouse. I was in signing group M, and there were 50 people per letter of the alphabet. O.o I was so surprised how well everything was organized and how not-chaotic it seemed. I mean, there were a lot of people there, but I didn't really feel overwhelmed or anything.

Sadly there were no posed pictures with Rick, but I managed to take a few candid shots! Enjoy!!



4 comments:

  1. ahhh lucky!!! I love Rick Riordan :DD
    One of the girls I go to college with had him for a teacher! Some folks are so lucky.
    Do you live down by Austin? I thought I heard that's where he was going to be... I'm living in Texas now but the closest big city to me is Dallas...
    Anyway, lucky lucky you!

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  2. Lucky You!!I so wish I could get my books signed by Rick Riordan :)

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  3. Yeah I live in Austin, Amelia. :) He was in Dallas the day before he was in Austin!!

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  4. wow! 50 people per letter?!! sounds like it could've been chaos in there.. so glad you got to meet him. Maybe I'll catch him next time he comes to town or Austin.

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