Book launch in the little town of Majorca

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It was a beautiful day in the tiny township of Majorca. The sun shone and a sense of Autumn drifted across the small hall.

The afternoon tea tables were weighed down with scones, slices and cheese platters whilst the finger food was heating in the small kitchen. The urn bubbled in readiness for tea and coffee and the sparkling wine and mineral water was chilled for serving.

Finding Eliza stood proudly on display and stacks of books sat in anticipation of finding a new home. I was nervous, the MC was cool and collected and the launcher, stood with professional calm.

Cars began arriving and parked along the roadside, people began flowing into the historic hall. Then without warning the hall filled and the event was ready to begin. Friends, family members, friends of friends, writing colleagues and locals, all at Majorca to support the birth of a historical novel partially set in Central Victoria, Australia.

The presentations happened, the crowd was generous, books got signed and the food and drink enjoyed. Finding Eliza was finally launched. A memorable day with fabulous people.

About Heathermargaret

Counsellor, writer, mother of adult sons and wife. The order of above changes regularly depending on lifes' pressing issues.
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6 Responses to Book launch in the little town of Majorca

  1. Liz Lumsdon says:

    Congratulations, Heather! Best launch ever. Everything was perfect: the place, the people, the speeches, the weather, the food and, of course, the book. So glad to have been there! (Too early to ask about the next one?)

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  2. Jennifer says:

    You’re inspirational Heather. It was such a great day and wonderful celebration. I hope the magnitude of your achievement lingers for a long time. x

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  3. Hi Heather, I just logged in to find your launch details only to see that I missed it! I had baby sitting sorted and everything…for next weekend! I hope it went well and I will sort out a time to track down a copy soon xo


    • Oh, what a shame Melissa…just shows how busy your life is, never mind will catch up sometime soon. The launch was great. Hope your writing and studies are going well. Bookstores in Ballarat have copies of Finding Eliza.


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