Tuesday, 11 September 2012

When Derek Met Fez Guy

So yeah on Sunday I went to the Bluewater signing and met some awesome new people including Derek Landy, Lenka, Robin, and some awesome people I already knew, Grace (Ven), Chan and my brother Pyro. I got up at 6 a.m and spent several happy hours waiting in the queue.  Whilst waiting in the queue Derek walked around to see everyone before he began signing and called out to me "Hey nice fez. When I finally got to meet him he was like "Hey it's fez guy!" So yeah I shall be forever known to Derek as Fez Guy :P When I told him I was Octa he was really happy and knew who I was and everything. Infact he knew all the bloggers there. Derek took a picture of us on his own phone, signed my fez and my poems (I must have been the only person not to bring a Skulduggery book to sign) he answered loads of questions and gave me a hug. He is so awesome in real life. Most questions related to KoTW so I won't spoil anything but I did ask about the Dead Men. It turns out that there are only seven Dead Men at any one time but that they've changed over the years. Thus resolving my problem of nine Dead Men when it explicitly says there are seven. I gave Derek a handwritten copy of Golden God and some of your fanfiction (Kallista's Slender Man story, Thalia's Sherlock FF, Quinn and Bryony's HP FF and DogLikesBones Zombie Competition Entry.

Pictures.

From left to right, Pyro, Lenka, Chan, Derek, Grace, me
 
Shortly after this photo I almost fell over.
 
Fezzes are cool. Especially this one.
 
Meet Thrasherbelle. I wore him to the signing (it's a ring, don't think you can see that from the photo).
If Clarabelle and Thrasher had children I like to think they'd look something like this.
 
 
So all I have left to say is DFTBA, love yo' faces, and may you have a  lifetime of  Derektastic days ahead.


 

9 comments:

  1. OH MY FLIPPING GOLDEN GOD I'M SO JEALOUS OF ALL OF YOU TLKJWAEHFLKSJHDGLKSJHGLAKSDHFLKJASHDGLKASJDGHLAKSJDGHLKJ IT'S LIKE I LIVE IN FRICKING NARNIA OR SOMETHING GAAAAHHHHHHH

    AND YOUR HAAIIIIRRRR IT'S SOOO FFFLLLUUUFFFYYYY

    AND LENKA I LOVE YOUR BANGS I DONT EVER GET BANGS NO MAR IS BANG-LESS BUT YOU HAVE EPIC BANGS YEEESSSS

    AND PYRO- *tackles* YOUR SMILE IS ADORABLE

    AND is it just me or did Derek get a hair cut? >.> He must have. Probably. Hm...

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  2. OH MY GOSH

    YOU'RE ALL SO ADORABLE, I WANT TO HUG YOU ALL SO BADLY

    WHY IS THERE AN OCEAN IN THE WAAYYYYYYY

    You're all so lucky, and I'm so happy for all of you :'D

    ((Also casually dying of happy because you gave my silly FF to an amazing author))

    It sounds like you had a great time!!

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  3. *hugs everybody and points proudly* Thats just some of me beloved blog family with Derek! YAY!
    *hugs the bangless Mar and happily dyding Thalia too* :D
    Love the purple ring Octa! fantastic name you picked out too!AND FTW FEZ GUY! An epica new name for our beloved purple poet! YAY
    Thanks for taking the pics Octa. Most of all, thank you for giving Derek some of our writing.XD *hugs tight* That was so EPICA of you! I know he will enjoy it all!
    I am glad he finally got to meet the poet who wrote that fantastic poem for him.
    :D
    What an AMAZING DAY!
    *hugs everyone*
    YAY!

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    1. BTW I am glad you didn't fall over. :) *hugs*

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  4. I am, indeed, not yet ready to say how amazingly awesome this is, because I am terrified of being incredibly and ridiculously jealous, which obviously will not do in the slightest. O_O

    So I must simply inquire of you one thing... Is that Cthulu?

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    1. Ah, and by the by, these comments were done with my gmail account, an account I ne'er use but for email. They must look odd...

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  5. OMG OCTA! AWESOME!!!!

    ~is feeling really excited~ this is awesome! you're all so awesome! Your fez is awesome! Ahhhh! So damn awesome!!! ~squee~
    Derek is awesome. I'm just... so happy for you all. ~is basically laughing at all the other comments~
    Mar... nailed it on the head, you did. And Thalia, being a huge island in the middle of NOWHERE, oceans are VERY fustrating when it comes to EPIC things like this! :D

    It's good to see you all! Hope you had fun! (What am I saying? of COURSE you had fun! :P)

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  6. Wait- I SEE THE TURTLE ON YOUR HAND YES I SEE IT~

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  7. Thanks so much for queuing up with me! It was a truly brilliant day :D Thank you again! DFTBA

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