Today at work, a middle-age male customer had a Breaking Dawn Part 2 Blu-Ray in his shopping cart.
Obviously for his two adolescent daughters, who were with him.
When I finished ringing up the order, I said: “There’s a million people out there who said they could write something better than Twilight. Meet the one who did.”
I handed him a copy of Vampire Syndrome.
They were studying my novel, going “cool”.
The kicker was, they didn’t seem to realize it was my creation until I pointed to my “Daven” name tag, and said “Not too many guys out there with my first name, and as you can see it’s not just a pen name.”
Another copy of my novel, sold! 😀