Shawn L. Bird

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RE-POSTED from AB-Ootlander: Bucketlist — Dining with Diana – August 21, 2015

Filed under: OUTLANDERishness — Shawn L. Bird @ 12:26 am
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I was there! 🙂 (You may find me “Hanging out at the Library” if you look). How lovely to meet these whacky ladies and spend time with them this weekend. Diana is right about her fans when she says they’re delightful, intelligent people! 🙂

Diana&I-WWC2015-crop3-bwI was busy in workshops rather than going out for lunch (*facepalm*) but it was certainly a great weekend!

Of course, this is my third trip to the When WORDS Collide Writing Conference. I was there as a presenter/writer not as a Diana fan, but it’s always great to see Diana and spend some time with her.  I’m keeping our conversations to myself, but inside, I may have been just as excited as SherryLynn describes here.  Perhaps even a little more. <g>  Diana is awesome, considerate, funny, and patient. I think she makes everyone feel that she’s completely there for them.  I watch and learn, in case some day I have an army of fans.  🙂

Enjoy the AB-Ootlander excitement!

AB-Ootlanders

How? How does something like THAT happen to normal people?

*Blink* *Blink* We must be dreaming! *Blink* *Blink*
We must be dreaming!

Ok…first. We perhaps aren’t normal.  However the perfect storm WAS brewing.

An event- When Worlds Collide Diana Gabaldon will attend said event. The ABOotlanders find out about said event and decide there is NO OTHER CHOICE. This is the perfect storm. The positive intent, good will, good people & love we have following us around – we knew this event was going to be one we would cherish no matter what.

stormwwc

I am sure you are curious as to how WE…the lowly AB-Ootlanders could have gotten Diana to dine with us.  I assure you there were no Diana’s hurt in the making of this experience.  No duct tape, or chloroform used, no draw of puppies/hedgehogs or Toger’s at the table (O.K. there was a Toger but we didn’t take that out til…

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2 Responses to “RE-POSTED from AB-Ootlander: Bucketlist — Dining with Diana –”

  1. mpmckibbon Says:

    Now that was exciting!


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