Monthly Archives: August 2010

Outlaw Boots, pair #2: Kurtis Scaletta

Today, friends, we have our second installation of Outlaw Boots, this time featuring middle-grade author Kurtis Scaletta. True confession: my kid loves Kurtis’ books, which is enough endorsement for me, but I think Kurtis is awesome, too. What does Kurtis … Continue reading

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The week’s favorite things

BEWARE: blaspheming ahead. Here are my favorite things for this week:Be careful with that touching, guys. And do your hair like these ladies–He’ll like you even more. Both images swiped from here. Now for my new motto: Go, friends, go! … Continue reading

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Silence is the new conflict

This guy is an environmentalist named John Francis. In 1971, he witnessed an oil spill in the San Francisco bay, and he swore off motorized transportation for 22 years. But–more amazing to me–in 1973, he decided to be silent. FOR … Continue reading

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Happy/sad/mad + characters

I love how life contributes to art. Or not. At the moment, I’m trying to write some big emotions for a couple characters, and I’m not quite getting there. Things are still flat. So what does Life decide to do? … Continue reading

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