There are many, including when I sold my first book, when I won the RWA Rita award, but truly the most memorable was when I was being interviewed for the local paper and they decided to send a photographer over to take pictures of me. We decided to go down to Puget Sound because it was close to sunset and the photographer thought that it would make some great shots. I got out onto a log to make it look like I was standing on the water, and he shot a bunch of pictures, but when I went to get back on the beach, I slipped backwards and fell. It wasn’t a pretty sight, since my dress went flying up over my head and I gave the photographer a lovely view of my panties (according to my husband.) I landed with a splash in the Sound, and wondered as I sank to the bottom, sucking in salt water and seaweed, how long I could stay underwater and avoid the entire scene back on the beach. Needless to say, I had to come up for air eventually, and here is one humble author coming to shore.