On Thursday night, I joined several other writers represented in the current issue of The Westchester Review for a reading at Barnes & Noble Eastchester. My thanks to The Review for publishing an adaptation of a chapter from my new novel “The Penalty for Holding” and to B & N for hosting us. It was another illuminating experience, which proved to me once again that each audience is different and that a reading must be adjusted – often at the last minute – to that uniqueness.
I actually ended up reading less than I did at my own event, which, in this case, seemed just right. Read too much and you lose the audience.
I’m looking forward to participating in The Westchester Review’s next event at Larchmont Public Library Oct. 29.
Look for updates about the reading on this blog and at westchesterreview.com.