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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Lucy in Love

So, I always wanted to try my hand at a web comic, so I did a quick sketch of one that's been stuck inside my brain for awhile now.

So, who is Lucy? Why, she's a girl crazy in love!

Actually, she's just crazy.

Or maybe love has made her a little mental?

Either way, she's in total denial that her boyfriend, Johnny, wants nothing to do with her.

In fact, he's dumped her more than a dozen times and she mistakes it for thoughtful gestures (can we say "blinded by love?")
And I have plans for Lucy. And her boyfriend Johnny. And it might ultimately involve a grave.

Click on Lucy below to see my first attempt at her web comic:

click on Lucy to see her first comic

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Want to know a SECRET?

What could this mean?

Camp could mean a few things. Like maybe summer is drawing near. Or next summer a 3rd Blogtastic book comes out! Yes, yes that's the one. And Sofia is going to summer camp. Sofia and nature go together like peanut butter and....anchovies. Yep, they don't mix. Much like me. and nature. Hmmm, I wonder where the inspiration will come from. So the title for this fantastic third book (as of now) will be: Secrets From The Sleeping Bag.

What are some of your camping experiences?

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Online Auction for the Cure of Diabetes

Brenda Novak, New York Times Best Selling author, is currently holding her annual online auction for the cure of diabetes. Brenda runs this fundraiser in honor of her youngest son, who was diagnosed with Type 1 at five years old (he's now 14), and the millions of others who suffer from diabetes. The proceeds have one purpose—to help find a cure—and will go to the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami. Brenda Novak’s Online Auction for Diabetes Research is a registered 501(c)3, so donations are tax deductible.

There are MANY wonderful items to bid on (some starting as low as $2) such as:

*Concert Tickets
*Tea with Meg Cabot at the Plaza in NYC
*Personal Makeover
*Baja Mexican Cruise
*Disneyland Trip
*Critique by best selling author
*Autographed Books and ARC's
*Editor Evaluations

Seriously, there is something for everyone!! This auction is open until May 31st. Check out the auction HERE.

I have donated a GOSSIP FROM THE GIRLS ROOM and art inspired basket which includes a signed copy of the book, a framed 5x7 original illustration from the book, custom made Gossip candy bar wrappers filled with yummy chocolate, handmade bookmarks and magnets made from my original gallery art prints, plus a few extra surprises.  You can view my listing HERE.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Fab Five & Giveaway Winner!

Today's post is brought to you by the number five...

1. I was dancing for 5 hours (yes, in public!) and fell on my butt. seriously.

2. I read 5 books in less than 5 weeks (Trauma Queen is SO good and A Match Made in High School is hilarious!)
3. GOSSIP went into it's 5th printing! Yay!!
4. GOSSIP sold to it's 5th country (Greece!) Double Yay!
5. Got some fabulous news about a THIRD book!!! Um, yeah, not so "five" related but I couldn't resist!

And in way overdue news...the winner of the art print giveaway is....

So what tops your fab five list?