Friday, 26 October 2012 — Today I had a Beijingbelly breakfast. Here it is:
It takes 14 hours to fly from Newark to Beijing. (It used to take 19.)
It also takes 14 hours to memorize a list of Mandarin nouns and verbs. (It used to take four years.)
Before I knew it, I was in Beijing, just like that. Continue reading
If only I could charge $1 an autograph, I’d be rich.
Look what arrived from my publishers yesterday:
This is Aidan.
Welcome to my glob’s first interview!
I thought it would be fun to do a twist on the old interview and have my subjects interview themselves!
So once a month you might find an interview here in which an author/illustrator/editor/other friend of mine asks themselves the questions they wish interviewers would ask them.
Or you might not. Continue reading
Today, many hours before the first presidential debates 2012, I went to cast my vote.When you’re an author, if you live in a country that gives you a vote, you must vote. Continue reading
Okay, well, I guess the cat’s out of the bag, to use a cliche! But it’s a good cat, no? And it’s been squirming for a while! Thanks for the help, Debbie!
I’ve really enjoyed blogging and connecting with people around the world through a variety of networks over the years. I’m especially fond of connecting with all of my friends and family on Facebook and enjoy having my outlets there. This past year, I decided to grow in my skills on Twitter. What an amazing resource Twitter provides educators with! I love how I can keep up with superstar authors left and right, in addition to getting inspired by amazing educators around the world. I adore subscribing to various blogs and getting new ideas, reading new book reviews, and watching how others implement new ideas and use resources when educating others. I’m so happy that I keep trying new technology. Some of it flops and some are just the thing I couldn’t believe I lived without in the past!
Once in a while I connect with authors in a special way…
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