The Troubles of Johnny Cannon
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. You don't know what's in a bug til you squash it.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Drawing. I try, really I do, but I fail.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Lionel Luthor from Smallville. I salivate over his evilness.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. That I stopped playing piano when I was 13. I loved pretending to be a piano.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Thomas Edison. Not because of his brilliance, but because he was always working on a new idea.
June 09, 2014On May 31, I had the honor and privilege to participate in the Kids Author Carnival at the Jefferson Market branch of the New York Public Library. 37 authors (myself included) got the chance to hang out with around 200 awesome kids and their parental units. We played charades, pictionary, writing round robin, and a whole mess of other awesome activities that connected all of us with the super cool kids who love books enough to guess "James and the Giant Peach" when I'd only drawn a circle. (Seriously, these kids were SUPER smart)
The coolest part of this for me was that this was my very first author event, and it was as good a first-time... see more