Did I ever mention I wrote a picture book that’s coming out in 2008? Well, now, I have. And today I got the character sketch of the main character. It is so amazingly wonderful that I just had to post. Regan Johnson of Little Bunny Kung Fu and soon to be released graphic novels Letters from Camp Lizard fame is doing the illustrations. Boss originally commissioned this from me as a work for hire (she provided the character and plot, I wrote) but in the end I turned out to be such a brilliant writer in my own way, or really terrible at sticking to a provided plot (I suspect the latter) that it ended up being her character (a scottish ferret) and my completely new and original plot. So, my name will be on the book. So (drum roll please), introducing Fergus MacDougal Ferrettee:

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