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Friday, October 3, 2008

On To San Francisco


Meet Mr. Welsh, my far-better-half without whom I'd never get anything done.

Here we are at the West Hollywood Book Fair. - my first BOOK FAIR.

It was quite an education. I've always been a library junkie, but never having had a lot of what you call discretionary funds, stores where books were actually SOLD were a rare treat. Buying a book even more unusual. Then came a steady job and a savings account and IRAs and all that good stuff - that may have become stuff of legend as I write. Soon thereafter came computers and Amazon and American Express and now I just click happily away on my laptop and wait for the next luscious treasure to arrive.

But a BOOK FAIR? Just never did it. Now I have. I felt like a was back on the front lawn with a card table and two big pitchers of KoolAid hopefully accosting neighbors who passed. That was back in the days when people actually walked to the store.

I'm very glad I did it, tiring as it was, because I met so many new friends. Hope each of you is reading this and thanks for buying my book.

Now - it's on to San Francisco and the following events:

Thursday, Oct. 9th, 7pm
Readings from The Devil Made Me Do It.
Books available for sale ($18.50) Author will sign.
Pleasures of the Heart
1310 4th St (at C St.)
San Rafael, CA 94901
(Parking conveniently located at the lots on C St, between 3rd and 4th and between 4th and 5th)
Contact: Jennifer Islas
Tel: (415)482-9899
jennifer@pleasuresoftheheart.com

Fri. Oct. 10th,
2:30 - 5:30pm - Course lecture for students of Institute: "What's a Nice Girl...?" - the sexual case history of a porn star. Also reading of excerpts from book The Devil Made Me Do It. Copies available for sale ($18.50) - author will sign books.
Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality
1523 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Contact: Howard J. Ruppel, Ph.D., DACS
Chancellor & Academic Dean
Phone: (415) 928-1133 X 30 (weekdays: 7:00 AM to 2:30 PM, PDT)
iakahuna@aol.com
http://www.iashs.edu/

Fri. Oct. 10th, 6:30pm
Good Vibrations
603 Valencia St, San Francisco
(415) 522-5460
Reading of excerpts from The Devil Made Me Do It, Q&A, author will sign books.
Contact: Camilla Lombard (Events and Promotions Coordinator)
(415) 974-8985 ext.201
www.goodvibes.com

Sat. Oct. 11, 2:30 - 5:30pm
Center for Sex and Culture
1519 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103
(425) 255 1155
(415) 552-7399 (Carol?)
Screening of clips from film, The Devil in Miss Jones.
Q&A with Spelvin.
Reading of excerpts from her book, The Devil Made Me Do It, Q&A, sign books (available for sale at lecture site) and talk with atendees as time permits.
Contact: Carol Queen
carol@carolqueen.com

Sat. Oct. 11, 6:30pm
Good Vibrations
2504 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 841-8987
Reading of excerpts from her book, The Devil Made Me Do It, Q&A, sign books, dvd's etc..
Contact:
www.goodvibes.com

If you attend any of these functions, please let me know you read it here.