Monday, November 5, 2012

Celebration in Seattle!

I'm back from Seattle and Sharon Lynn Fisher's fabulous book launch party for GHOST PLANET, with loads of pictures to share of the big celebration! 

Located high up in Seattle's Trigger building we had a stunning view of the "bright lights, big city" landscape not far from Starbucks headquarters, featuring a beautiful polished hardwood bar and overlooking a room of glowing neon signs. What great atmosphere. 


This celebration came with personalized copies of GHOST PLANET as party favors for guests.  

Note how the green and black theme of the decorations matches the gorgeous cover of GHOST PLANET.

Sharon's party dress was quite a hit! 

Layers and layers of poofy, puffy gold netting. 

And tennis shoes, of course!

You can see some of the bright lights of Seattle through the window behind Sharon.

Another photo of Sharon and her party dress with the many neon lights of Trigger Building in the background.

This was a fun idea! A bit of baking magic and a lot of imagination and...voila! Character Cupcakes courtesy of Rachel Agent. 

There was a chocolate and stout beer for hero Murphy. And a red velvet cream for heroine Elizabeth.

Trays of Murphy and Elizabeth cupcakes were on hand for guests to enjoy. And they were delicious!

Guests were treated to trays of grapes, fruits, breads, crackers and scrumptious cheeses.

The food table kept with the GHOST PLANET green and black theme.

The fabulous wood bar at the Trigger building with several helpers getting champagne, wine and beer ready to serve.

Critique partner and Spacefreighters Lounge co-blogger Donna S. Frelick seated at the gorgeous wood bar. 

(Wave, Donna!)


A crowd of enthusiastic attendees arrives to share in Sharon's celebration. 

Sharon's daughter makes an appearance to help Mom celebrate her official launch as an author.  

(That's her under the pink hoodie standing beside her Grandpa.)

Sharon and Jason. 

(They make such a cute couple.)

Sharon signs a copy of GHOST PLANET for a launch party guest.

David Green enjoys his bar tending role as he pulls a cold glass of draft for a guest.

A view overlooking the neon light gallery from the Trigger Building event room.

And here's a quick video of the party in full swing!

Many congratulations to Sharon for a very successful book debut and launch party! It was an honor to be part of it all.



  1. Thanks so much for posting these, Laurie, and especially to you and Donna for making the trek to Seattle to be with me on a very special day. It meant the world to me!

  2. Wouldn't have missed it, Sharon. (And so glad we didn't!)

  3. It was a great celebration with great friends celebrating the debut of fabulous book.

  4. I agree 100%, mysterious commenter. :)

  5. Congrats again, Sharon, and thanks for posting Laurie. Looks like you all had a great time. Wish I could have been there. :)

  6. We had a great time! (Really. I swear. Don't know WHAT was going on during that American Gothic photo of me!) Thanks so much for letting me be part of the celebration, Sharon. Can't wait for the next one!

  7. Congratulations! Looks like an awesome party!

  8. Hmmm. Wondering if I know "Anonymous" from Saturday night. *g*

    Pippa, we missed you. Thanks for holding down the bar.

  9. Wish you could have been there, too, Pippa!

  10. Congratulations, Sharon! What a great party. I wish I could have been there. *Love* your outfit and those cupcakes. Many happy sales to you, my friend! :)


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