On Wednesday, June 29th I was able to stand before an audience of 38 people.? Since the majority were those I knew and felt comfortable with,? it wasn’t a stressful experience at all.? My voice was loud and clear.? The audience was in the palm of my hand.
I have become quite at ease with this group, relaying announcements about membership benefits, up-coming events and using the new services on our web site.? It helps when you speak about that which you know! The only snag for this latest occasion was that I had somehow misplaced the printed notes from which I was planning to read.? As a lesson re-learned from a previous event, I had even printed it in a large font.? It just isn’t like me to be unprepared for meetings or presentations.? Winging it, I grabbed a printed copy of my novel, found the passage of intent and read a short, intriguing excerpt to the crowd.? The response was very good.? You can read about the event and a surprise encounter in the Year of the Rabbit blog.If you’re looking for short bursts of blondness, you can also follow my nom de plume on Twitter.? It’s a gradual art, learning to express with only 140 characters on your pallet!