May 3
But will I have the necessary stamina? Will I catch the stomach flu like the time a child stood very close and said, "Sign for my brother, hes home throwing up." Will I crumple if a talk show host gives me a hard time? Will the censors be out there waiting?

How come I still get so anxious about all this? Youd think by now Id have learned...
Have you ever wondered what a best-selling author thinks about as she embarks on a national book tour? Here's one answer...

Judy kept an "anxiety diary" of her May 1998 book tour for the hardcover publication of Summer Sisters. Browse through the entries by clicking a chapter title below, or just press the start button.