Monday, October 26, 2009
Well, I have done it.I have mailed a copy of INTO THE WILD NERD YONDER to Rupert Grint. I also mailed him a paperback of GET WELL SOON (I waffled over paperback vs. hardcover and went with paperback because of the black cover and the interview with me in the back.). I also included an absurd letter that is now gone into the air and far away, so I will not have the opportunity to look back at it and kick myself for being such a dork. Will he get the books? Will he care? I forgot to mention that the whole reason I sent him my books (um, and if you need me to clarify that “him”, Rupert Grint, is the guy who plays Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter movies, than I feel very sad for you. Because Rupert is AWESOME.) is that the main character of NERD, Jessie, has pictures of Rupert on her bedroom wall. I never would have thought to send him the book, except that a Rupert Grint fansite actually highlighted NERD a while back when they heard (from Green Bean Teen Queen's blog) that the book had a couple Rupert mentions. That gave me the idea to send because, why not? I doubt he’ll even get them. I mean, the address I sent the books to is c/o Nigel Grint. Rupe’s dad, perhaps? What if he reads the books and thinks I’m a weirdo and never gives them to Rupert? Or what if he’s like, “Rupert doesn’t read! I’ll just chuck these in the bin.” Only time will tell. Or not. I did have a British friend send me a British airmail stamp so that I could give Rupert an official SASE. Whatever. I promise I will not check my mailbox every day in a psychotic manner. Not yet anyway. I mean, we have to give the books time to get to Rupe and give him time to read them, right?
Posted by Julie H at 11:07 AM