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I know some of you write by hand on a regular basis, but I’ve gotten very used to my keyboard. Just recently, however, I’ve started purposely writing in an old-fashioned paper notebook from time to time. I find that there’s something liberating about being able to brainstorm new story ideas on paper, plus it gives […]
In case any of you can’t read the tiny text under “4 Lovely ARCS,” the covers are from Therese Walsh’s MOON SISTERS novel, which comes out in March, 2014. If you’ve been enjoying Writer Unboxed, I strongly encourage you to show your support by pre-ordering Therese’s book as well as marking it “Want To Read” […]
Thanks to everyone who entered and voted in my Comic Caption Contest from last month. So many wonderful entries! Congrats to Linda W., who came up with the winning caption: Runners-up: “Of course I’m having a bier. Why aren’t you drinking a Bloody Mary?” — Ray Pace “I may have a book deal, but at least […]
Any caption suggestions? Please post below in the comments section – please post one caption at a time, and let someone else post a comment before posting another. Vote for the caption(s) you like by clicking on “Like.” Caption suggestion with the most Likes by Sat. May 18th gets a selection of writer-focused greeting cards from […]
News since the last time I posted: I’m delighted to announce I’ll be illustrating Michael Ian Black’s new picture book, NAKED! See the announcement in Entertainment Weekly. Scheduled for publication in Summer 2014.
I do admit that I waver between making New Year’s Resolutions and not making them, depending on the year and how I’m feeling. I LOVE Juliet Marillier’s Nine Good Gifts For The New Year (posted earlier in the week) so felt compelled to add one of her Gifts to my comic today.
The quote “Writers: enjoy every success, no matter how small” came from Nathan Bransford, and it’s such good advice. Sometimes we get so obsessed with some big goal (getting published, writing a bestseller, etc.) that we forget to enjoy good moments along the way. — Debbie p.s. If you’re doing NaNoWriMo this year, I encourage […]
To fellow Canadian writers out there: Happy Thanksgiving! I’m up at the cottage right now, so decided to do an autumn-themed format this weekend.
Congrats again to Dave Olimpio, who won the Writer Unboxed Summer Flash Fiction contest! Thanks to WU for giving me the chance to provide illustration prompts. My big news: my first children’s book launches this week! I’M BORED is a new picture book written by Michael Ian Black and illustrated by yours truly, published by […]