Hey! So, now in the process of finalizing all of the files for our book and I come to this wonderful little hurdle. The AUTHOR BIO. This feels so strange. Now, I’m getting ready to take professional photos tomorrow morning in an effort to convince somebody that I’m a responsible adult, and trying to write all about myself in a pleasant, interesting and marginally mature manner.
So, it’s not surprising that I can’t take it seriously. Check out my first draft!
WE DID IT!!
Thank you all so much for being a part of this journey with us! Thanks to your amazing support, in only 30 days, we raised $21,000 from 324 backers to help us turn “Could You Hug a Cactus?” into a real book. We’re going to be working very hard over the next few months to get the book and other rewards made and into your hands as fast as possible. We will keep you in the loop on our progress and make sure you know where we are every step of the way. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Hey everyone! Thank you so much for your support! Being able to know that we are making this book is incredible and we couldn’t have done it without you! For those who haven’t already checked it out, preorders are still going on until September 9th on the Kickstarter page, so you can still get it on the action and get a bunch of cool extras for being a part of the launch!
Awesome news! Spencer Smith and I are working hard to make a real, hold-in-your-hand 40-page book of poetry called Could You Hug A Cactus?! With the incredible help and insight of Mike Matola, we were able to carefully choose a selection of my poems to include in the collection, and Spencer painted some incredible illustrations in full acrylic for the book… as you can see!
Spencer’s ability to capture the essence of the character is on full display with this art from Hero
Right now, we’ve got a Facebook page set up that we’re updating regularly and on August 10th, we’ll be launching our Kickstarter! Please join us as we work to get our first book off the ground!
My sister’s not as great as she will tell you.
She says she does a lot that isn’t true
She claims she really “gets the best of me”,
She gets my worst and doesn’t have a clue.
She says she knows just how to “push my buttons”
But I have zero buttons to be pressed!
I’m not some metal robot or computer!
I’m just the brother of a pushy pest!
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A tree that makes apples is an apple tree.
A vine that grows grapes, a grapevine
A bush making berries both tasty and blue
Would have blueberry bush on it’s sign.
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Oh no! The sun! It rose so late!
It’s beams of light past due!
The clouds were silent, sliding by,
The wind, it barely blew!
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Everyone was drowning in the frowning
When Charlie had the fortitude to chuckle.
Karen saw his grin from the beginning
And couldn’t help but feel her top lip buckle.