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Inkygirl

Welcome to my Inkygirl blog (scroll down to see individual posts), which was originally on a separate site at Inkygirl.com. I’m in the process of moving it to my new site but all the posts have not yet been transferred, and I still need to fix a bunch of links. Thanks for your patience during this transition!

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Finding Focus

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I found it much more of a challenge to FOCUS on creative projects during the pandemic. Things are getting better now, but early on? Forget it. I did way too much doom-scrolling online, worried constantly about loved ones as well as . . .



Book launch event at An Unlikely Story

Thanks to all who joined Michael Ian Black and me at our I’M SORRY virtual book launch party at An Unlikely Story Bookshop last night! If you missed it, you can watch the replay here. And if you buy our book through the bookstore, you’ll receive a bookplate signed by . . .




#KidLitArtPostcard: Gina Perry’s monthly event for artists

Children’s book illustrator Gina Perry started the #KidLitArtPostcard challenge to help fellow illustrators find work during the pandemic. “I’ve been mailing promo postcards to editors and art directors for many years – it’s part of the core #kidlitart experience – bringing illustrators new work, getting tacked up in publishing offices . . .







SOUP DAY by Melissa Iwai: A Soul-Satisfying, Delicious Comfort Read

I’ve been gradually adding new and older BookADay posts to my new Bookstagram. One of the most recent: SOUP DAY by Melissa Iwai (Henry Holt): Celebrates the importance of making a nutritious meal and sharing in the process as a famly. Also be sure to check out Melissa’s newest book, DUMPLINGS FOR LILI (Norton . . .