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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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“An hour a day can be enough.” Victor Piñeiro Gives Writing Advice and Discusses His MG Debut TIME VILLAINS

By Sara Truuvert When your novel is deemed “the greatest idea for a book ever”, you’re probably on to something. That certainly seems to be the case for debut author Victor Piñeiro, whose novel Time Villains has garnered a starred review from Kirkus and a spot as an Amazon Best Book of the Month. The book promises time-hopping high jinx, historic and . . .




Welcome to my new website! Pardon the construction dust….

This is a test post while I’m getting the website ready for the “official” launch, hopefully by August. This new site is a redesigned merging of DebbieOhi.com and Inkygirl.com as well as my various blogs and online projects, to be housed under the DebbieOhi.com domain. Inevitably, there will be many . . .



Behind-the-scenes peek into picture book writing & illustration process with Hazel Mitchell (SWEET PEA SUMMER, Candlewick)

Hazel Mitchell has helped create more than twenty children’s books, including her award-winning picture book Toby (Candlewick Press). Her illustrations appear in books by Cynthia Lord, JaNay Brown-Wood (Imani’s Moon was mentioned on the Stephen Colbert show!), Lynn Parrish Sutton, Liza Gardner Walsh and others. You can find out more about Hazel and her . . .







Reading During The Pandemic: Poll Results

Thanks to all who responded to my Reading Habits poll! I’ve posted the results below. Please keep in mind that this survey was informal and in no way meant to be an accurate reflection of the industry as a whole. You can see my other informal surveys and polls here. And here . . .