Monday, June 18, 2007

AUTHOR INTERVIEW - Henri, the Ghostest with the Mostest!

I have a friend who is not only on a virtual book tour, but he claims he had a little bit to do with writing The Search for the Million $$$ Ghost, that you and I know that Heide AW Kaminski, Pamela Lawniczak and I had a little more to do with writing it than he did (but don't tell him or it will completely destroy his moment), but he's here today in a candid one-on-one interrogation - errr - interview at Boomer Chick.

I finally get my chance to ask him questions without him giving me the third degree, so I give you, Henri de Montmorency, the ghostest with the mostest, and co-author of The Search for the Million $$$ Ghost!

Boomer Chick: Thank you for stopping by on your virtual book tour, Henri!

Henri: Yeah, yeah, I hear that. So, what are you going to ask me? I’m in a hurry. Boo is waiting for me at Boo Drop Inn and I don’t want to keep him waiting.

Boomer Chick: Now, Henri, I’ve told you about being rude to your blog hosts. I’m just helping you promote our - errr, your - book, you know.

Henri: Will you just ask me the questions?

Boomer Chick: Are you going to behave?

Henri: Sure, I’ll do anything you like if we can do it in about eight minutes. I’m on a time schedule, you know.

Boomer Chick: I’m picking up a little sarcasm in your voice, Henri. Can you tell me if anything’s bothering you?

Henri: I’m so glad you asked. Finally, we can have a one-on-one!

Boomer Chick: Yes?

Henri: Why isn’t my name on the cover of our book?

Boomer Chick: Listen, Henri, we’ve been down that road before. It was out of my hands.

Henri: So how will people know it’s my book, too?

Boomer Chick: (laughs) Well, Henri, this is how. You’re on a virtual book tour because you are an author and you wrote a book, right? So, tell the people. Tell them what part you had in all this. Tell them what they need to know, Henri. Now’s your chance.

Henri: Well, okay, I will. I’m still a little miffed because people don’t know unless I tell them and it shouldn’t be that way.

Boomer Chick: Okay, here you go. I would like to announce to the world that Henri de Montmorency wrote the book, The Search for the Million $$$ Ghost. Now, Henri, does that make you happy?

Henri: Yeah, right…like anyone ever goes to a blog called Over the Hill Boomer Chick except old geezers. I want the hip chicks to know, you know?

Boomer Chick: Henri, in case you haven’t noticed…I am a hip chick.

Henri: You need glasses, too.

Boomer Chick: I see this was a bad idea. I’ve got one down in the dumps ghost because he thinks no one knows he wrote a book and a deadline with other authors on tour to meet and my guest today has an attitude. I don’t deserve this, Henri.

Henri: Oh, I’m sorry, okay? But will you do me a favor?

Boomer Chick: Anything, Henri.

Henri: Will you tell whoever comes to your blog that ghosts exist and I’m a living example and I wrote the book even though my name isn’t on the cover?

Boomer Chick: Well, Henri, I think you just did. As a matter of fact, once people open the book, your name is right there on the first page.

Henri: It is?

Boomer Chick: Yes, as a matter of fact, I’ll quote for you. “The Search for the Million $$$ Ghost” by Heide AW Kaminski, Pam Lawniczak, Dorothy Thompson, and, of course, Henri.” It’s all there in black and white. Haven’t you even opened the book?

Henri: Uh…well…I thought it was good enough just to be the author. What author reads his own books anyway?

Boomer Chick: And, what else is neat, Henri, is that on the second page, there’s a picture of you in front of the Hawthorne mansion that Randy Custer drew and gave us permission to include it in the book.

Henri: I didn’t know that. That’s really neat, isn’t it? I mean, neither of you have your picture in the book and I do!

Boomer Chick: Now are you happy?

Henri: I’m ecstatic!

Boomer Chick: Now can we get on with the interview?

Henri: Too late for that! I’ve got to go over to Boo Drop Inn and tell Boo!!!

Boomer Chick: Henri? Henri? Well, I guess Henri has no more to say. Check out The Search for the Million $$$ Ghost at Amazon or your local neighborhood bookstore! Thank you, Henri, wherever you are…authors with their heads in the clouds...what can you do...

You can check out Henri on the web at
http://www.henritheghost.blogspot.com/!

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