I straightened my shoulders and smiled as naturally as I could.
They are just people, I told myself as butterflies flew manically around in my stomach.
I opened my eyes, lifted my chin, and relaxed my shoulders. The first person to arrive was Todd, the famous writer and director.“Hello,” I said, warmly reaching out my hand.
“I’m Molly Bloom.” I gave him a genuine smile.“Hi, gorgeous, I’m Todd—nice to meet you in person.“Do I give the buy-in to you? I went behind the bar and set the enormous amount of money down.
I knew their names, but did that mean that I should introduce myself? I closed my eyes and tried to calm down by imagining myself as I wanted to be—not the Colorado girl scraping by as a cocktail waitress.