My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Life is not a dress rehearsal." - Rose Tremain
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. In my basement Office Cave, creating stuff.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Sushi. Or chocolate. No, sushi. (pause) Oh come on, please don't make me choose.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Vampire squirrels.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Doodling. I doodle on everything: napkins, take-out containers, candy wrappers, foreheads, old magazines, abandoned hardware...
February 05, 2013Hi all! I'm gradually uploading print-ready I'M BORED activity sheet PDFs for young writers and illustrators: http://debbieohi.com/im-bored-activity-pages/
Also do check out my I'M BORED Classroom Activities page: http://debbieohi.com/imbored-classroom/
which includes Tips For Young Artists:
and Tips For Young Writers:
If you have suggestions for other I'M BORED activity sheets or bonus material you'd like to see, please do let me know:
Thanks for your support of... see more
February 05, 2013The New York Times Sunday Book Review listed I'M BORED in its list, Notable Children's Books Of 2012: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/02/books/review/notable-childrens-books-of-2012.html
February 05, 2013To make holiday gift-giving more fun, I've created a wide range of free I'M BORED gift cards (snarky and non-snarky options) to download, print and use on regular 8.5" x 11" paper...or heavier paper if you prefer:
Holiday-themed, new parents, baby gift, teacher, librarian, doctor or dentist or piano teacher for their waiting rooms, granddaughter/grandson, nephew/niece, many others.
There are also choices of print-ready envelope templates, bookplates and gift tags.
Enjoy! -- Debbie
June 04, 2012Picking the right Potato character for I'M BORED was a challenge, so I decided to conduct some in-depth interviews: