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. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. Check it.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Happiness is a very fickle concept. For me, I'm happiest when I'm:
1. Creating something.
2. Playing with my kids.
3. Curled up with my wife on the couch after the kids are in bed watching one of our many favorite TV shows.
So, if there was a way to have all three of those elements in place at the same time ("At the same time?" - Gus Gorman, Superman 3) then I would have perfect happiness.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Disney World. So I could complain about the lines.
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Superhero. Or Supervillain, whichever one is hiring.
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