Saturday, June 20, 2009

Being a Pig Is Nice book trailer

check out this uber cool Book Trailer Random House made of the new book. WOW! I love it!

Thursday, June 18, 2009

bad days

"If you are a genius, you'll make your own rules, but if not -- and the odds are against it -- go to your desk, no matter what your mood, face the icy challenge of the paper -- write."
J. B. Priestly

"Being a real writer means being able to do the work on a bad day."
Norman Mailer

"The mere habit of writing, of constantly keeping at it, of never giving up, ultimately teaches you how to write."
Gabriel Fielding

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

books that ask questions

"I believe that good questions are more important than answers, and the best children's books ask questions, and make the readers ask questions. And every new question is going to disturb someone's universe." - Madeleine L'Engle

Monday, June 15, 2009

daily routines: Roz Chast

here's a very funny article in this Sunday's New York Times re. Roz Chast and her daily routine. (For anyone who doesn't know she's the brilliant New Yorker cartoonist, illustrator, all round general genius.) Here's a sample of her work ...

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