|Bill Evans & his book. Photo: Bob Luckey|
The past few years, Bill Evans has turned to writing and has three novels out (a 4th next June) and a children's book due in February. He told us tonight he has known since 13 he wanted to be a weatherman, but when I asked about his writing and being an author...he said it was about getting his research on weather topics out to more people. You can see the enthusiasm for what he does and it's obvious he has a love for combing his joy of weather with 'thriller type' novels. I'm really looking forward to reading his work and can't thank him enough for a pretty cool night for this debut novel writer.
|Bill & Greg|
I had a copy of my book in my bag and through prodding from some very nice people I spoke with waiting in line to get our books signed, the opportunity presented itself and I took a photo with us both doing the 'author pose' holding our books. Then when I gave it to him and tried to slip away - he told me I had to sign it for him and so he provided my first 'unofficial signing'. What a guy! He has no idea how he made this small author feel, but I did get a great lesson in how to treat those people who show up, buy your book, and spend a few moments learning about you and your writing. Grab his new book Dry Ice and give his weather-infused novel a try!
Thanks, Mr. Evans. I'll be looking for my weather report from you tomorrow morning.