Eric Wight

Eric Wight is an author, illustrator, and animation director. His first book, My Dead Girlfriend (Tokyopop), was nominated for the 2008 Best Graphic Novel of the Year Award by the Young Adult Library Services Association. In 2004, Wight won the Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award for his illustration work in The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist, the comic book adaptation of Michael Chabon's Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. Eric lives in Chalfont, Pennsylvania with his family. Visit him on the web at ericwight.com.

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Illustrator and Author Eric Wight Draws His Character Frankie Pickle

Author Eric Wight shows readers how he draws Frankie Pickle, the star of his famous series.

My Life in 8 Words

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Eric Wight
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If life was easy, I'd be out of a job.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Voldemort

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Dr. Seuss because I like to rhyme...all the time...while fighting crime...and enjoying the taste of lime...

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Being a father

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "What's funny is that..." which is usually followed by something that isn't funny at all.

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