Worse. It’s me. And even worse than that, I didn’t do it to myself. I did it to my younger sister. I’m still ashamed. Not of the bangs, which weren’t that bad at first. But of my panicked attempt to remove the evidence by cutting them all the way off. The cover-up is always worse… Read more »
Have you ever personally found books to be dangerous?
I’ve gotten a few nasty papercuts, but other than that, books have been very kind to me. One time, though, a book almost ripped my tongue out. This was my fault, not the book’s. It was early elementary school, and my class was sitting in a circle, taking turns reading from a thick hardcover book… Read more »
I am a zucchini, as are many of my friends and relations. What, exactly, do you have against zucchini?
Well, this is awkward. I wasn’t aware that zucchini read books, so what a surprise to hear from you! To answer your question: I have nothing against zucchini—in moderation. But sometimes you guys can come on a little strong, especially in late summer. Anyway, I picked zucchini because—and I hope this doesn’t come as a… Read more »
I am one of your nieces. Why isn’t the main character in the book a niece instead of a nephew? What, exactly, do you have against nieces?
I suggest you read the nephew Q above and consider yourself lucky. But seriously, when I started the book, I thought Alex was a niece. I couldn’t get past the first page until I admitted I was wrong.
I am one of your nephews. I can’t help but notice how many injuries Alex sustains in the course of your book. Not to mention getting peed on. And he is nothing but helpful to his aunt. What, exactly, do you have against nephews?
Nothing, I swear! You’re all great and I would never wish any harm to befall you. Plus, Alex’s injuries are really pretty minor, and the rain probably washed most of the pee off.
Do the Gerald books exist? Can I read them?
I made up the Gerald books. They don’t exist beyond the little plot descriptions in Double the Danger. But if you want to write a Gerald book or story, feel free! I’d love to see what you come up with.