Lisa Yee (lisayee) wrote,

Authors Everywhere in the Amherst Area

Okay, so after her artistic debut at the R. Michelson Galleries . . .

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Peepy and I did lots of other fun authorial stuff in the Northampton, MA area.

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"Like what? What did you do?" you ask, or I ask, or we can pretend Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy asked.

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Why, here's a small sampling. We worked on a novel at the Mount Holyoke College library and feigned being at Hogwarts, which was probably really distracting when we leapt on the table and shouted, "expecto patronum!"

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We explored the library . . .

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We ate lunch with Ellen Wittlinger and then ate another lunch with Jarrett Krosoczka (on a different day) . . .

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But while we were waiting for Jarrett, we ran into Grace Lin and Little Brown editor Alvina Ling!!!

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Then we met more Blue Rose Girls, Anna Alter and Libby Koponen . . .

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Later, we went to Emily Dickenson's house, but no one was home . . .

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So then we went to Tony DeTerlizzi's house and even though he and his wife Angela hid, we knew they were inside. And finally, so were we . . .

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(That's actually stuff from the Spiderwick movie!)

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The bathroom was delightful. Um, if you can say that about a bathroom . . .

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(Famous artists made their marks, so to speak.)

Then Tony brought out the really cool stuff . . .

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Yes! He made a set of Winnie-the-Pooh and friends when he was in college. It seems we are both HUGE Pooh fans! Here's some of my collection . . .

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Now, being the kind person I am, I gave this lovely front-back-both-arms-deer-art shirt to Mr. DiTerlizzi . . .

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And he gave these to me!!!!!

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(He doesn't know it yet, though.)

While we were trying to figure out how we could hide Pooh and his pals in my purse, Scott Fischer stopped by and distracted us . . .

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Oh, hey! (How's that for a smooth transition?) Here's a recent interview I did over at Author Turf!

Next blog . . .

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