Friday, March 14, 2008

Things Never To Say To A Picture Book Author

1. Isn't that book out yet?
2. I thought that (insert random celebrity name here)'s book was great.
3. Did you know that your main character was going to be a (dog, bunny, alien)?
4. How did you pick your illustrator?
5. Are you rich now?
6. Do you know J.K. Rowling?
7. I've got this great idea for a book about my son learning to tie his shoes. Can you give it to your editor for me?
8. Are you going to write a real book next?
9. Why doesn't it rhyme? All children's books should rhyme.
10. Isn't that book out yet?

On this date: In 1879, Albert Einstein was born.

1 comment:

Big Momma Pimpalishisness said...

I'm going to print this out and hand out copies to people every time they ask me how my picture book is coming.