Since this is a behind-the-scenes blog, today I wanted to take you behind the scenes of a book signing.

Truth: Many authors agonize over what to sign in the front of those books. I’m one of them. And, when we pick out a Bible verse, we take care thinking about which one.

So…yesterday, when I signed books with what I thought was this:


I realized I actually signed a few books with this:

Which I suppose could be seen as me thanking them for paying for the book so it’s not so bad, and at least it wasn’t a mistake Tim Hawkins made:


So, authors, make sure you’ve had plenty of coffee before your book signing and KNOW your verse number. And readers, if whatever an author signed doesn’t quite make sense, you know the reason.

Have an interesting dedication to share? A embarrassing moment where you shared the wrong verse?