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Fitch's pharmacy book signing

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For those who don't know, Fitch's Pharmacy and its resident nurse practitioner, Clinton, both have cameos in The Mirror Image of Sound.

How that came to pass is something I'll discuss in a moment.  Let's just say that I was more than chuffed to hear that Fitch's wanted to stock the novel - in time for Father's Day (today!).  What's more, they wanted me to do a book signing there!

So this last Wednesday I rocked up at lunch time, signed some books and was made to feel like royalty.

How did it all begin?

Well it was the night of Saturday, 8 March 2014 and I was knee deep in writing the last third of the novel.  Of course, I was publishing it online as I went.

Clinton, my nurse practitioner, works from a pharmacy (Fitch's) here in Perth.  I've been seeing him for years to renew routine scripts and have him administer injections and so forth.  In fact, I'd just seen him that week and we'd recently become Facebook friends.

So I was sitting there …