Things People Have Said to Me When They Hear I Write Children's Books (and My Responses)

  1. Oh, what a fun job! (Sometimes)
  2. When are you going to write a 'real' book? (These ARE real books!)
  3. What an easy job! (I had all my hair when I started!)
  4. You should write a book about a cloud that teaches children to smile. (Maybe YOU should write that!)
  5. Are you rich? (My book sells for $16.00. I get $1.60 before my agent deducts 15%. Do the math)
  6. Where do you get your ideas? (Ideas R Us)
  7. Do you know anyone famous? (Yes)
  8. What does your wife do for a living? (She's a lawyer. We make a complete brain)
  9. What would you do if you weren't an author ? (Brain surgeon)