Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Where I went

Yesterday, I dropped my daughter off at preschool and then I travelled to Washington, Oregon, California, Nebraska, Arizona, Texas, Idaho, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Florida, Virginia, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Alabama, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Maine—at least that's what I can remember off the top of my head. And then when I was finished up with my book talks on the latest Lunch Lady book, I was home in time to tuck my daughter into bed.

I love living int he future.

Thank you to all who connected for the Virtual Book Talk for Lunch Lady and the Mutant Mathletes!

I'm not certain exactly how UStream's metrics work, but on average there were about 50 people signed in to watch each book talk. While I'm live, I can see who is signed in, but I'm not too sure how many people watched, but didn't sign in to chat. Most signed in from a classroom or library, however a few watched on their own. Averaging all of that out, there were about 40 sets of eyeballs behind each "live viewer". There is no way to know for certain, but this could mean that I spoke to about 14,000 young readers throughout the day. All from the comfort of my studio. I'm astounded that there is that much of an interest to watch me yap away about my books. But I can tell you with certainty—I'm incredibly grateful.

Here are a few pictures that I pulled from the Twitters and blogosphere.





1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Jarrett, I was subbing today for a group of fourth graders today that I work with on a regular basis, and they really got a kick out of your presentation and also the autographs. All the kids who finished their math work early immediately started drawing little comics and stories. Seriously. Anyway, it was really cool to see you out here in Grand Prairie totally making a bunch of kid's day.
----Mr. P