Category Archives: world domination

How to Be a Good Book Friend

Lots of people have asked how they can help support me now that my book is out in the world. Usually I say something like “Oh, you know…” But actually, you may not. And after reading an article that talked … Continue reading

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Things We Do with Friends

Things we do with friends: Walk. Eat. Laugh. Cry. Talk into the wee hours of the night. And sometimes? We write books with them. Which is what I did with Mary Crockett. Mary and I first met in the mid … Continue reading

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It’s a Book!

Peeps look a lot like canaries, I figure, so what better way to celebrate my book birthday? 

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When I got my first book contract, practically the first question that my friend Tom asked me was: “What are you going to draw?” “Draw?” I said dumbly. “When you sign your books,” Tom said. “What are you going to … Continue reading

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Rabbit, Robot and Bell *

It has been nearly four (4) years since I interviewed¬†the amazing Cece Bell for this blog, which means it is high time I talked to her again. Cece, as loyal readers may recall, is an author/illustrator who got her start … Continue reading

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