The media often asks me for an author photo to go with the story they are doing about my book. I usually send one where I look really good.
I try to get one where I look way better than I do in real life. Not a “glamor shot” exactly, but more of a lucky trick of light shot.
But now that I’m about to go on tour, I didn’t want to startle anyone with my actual face, so I decided to start gradually leaking more realistic photos.
This one is what I really look like first thing in the morning…
“More Magazine” will be publishing an interview and book review by Rebecca Barry in their June issue. Rebecca has a book coming out in May called “Later, at the Bar.” She seemed like a really nice person, so I bet it’s good.
I’ve been listening to a set of audio CDs compiled from Terry Gross’ interviews with writers on her NPR show Fresh Air. The insights contained therein are REALLY great. I ordered it from NPR’s online store.