The Home of the Creative Mind
Welcome to PooBahSpiel, the online voice and home of the creative mind of Mark Monlux, Illustrator Extraordinaire. Prepare yourself for an endless regaling of art directly from the hand of this stellar artist. And brace yourself against his mighty wind of pontification. Updates are kinda weekly and show daily sketches, current projects, and other really nifty stuff.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
When you are in the habit of doing conventions and book signings, you’re often seated next to other creative professionals who are also hawking their wares. An instant camaraderie is formed, often resulting in the “straight trade,” that is, your book for their book. This week, I’ll feature the straight trades that have entered my life.
“Ruin Your Life” by Jack Cameron
Perhaps a better title for this book is “The How-To Guide for Living an Interesting Life without Dying, Becoming a Drug Addict, or Remaining Permanently behind Bars,” but I can understand why he went for the shorter, more effective title.