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I'm Selling Out!
« on: June 2, 2005, 02:17 PM »
Ok.  Here I go.  I usually keep a low profile out here, but I'm going to end that.  My real name is Micheal Rex, and I'm a children's book author and illustartor of over 25 books.

Please stop by my site www.michaelrex.com

Anyone with little kids, or who works with children, might find it interesting!

Buy a book for someone you love!
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Re: I'm Selling Out!
« Reply #1 on: June 2, 2005, 02:35 PM »
I'll keep your website on hand, Mike. It's good that your doing somthing for kids. I see less and less childrens books, especialy with two sisters, and a baby cousin. :)

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Re: I'm Selling Out!
« Reply #2 on: June 2, 2005, 04:01 PM »
Hey, good to see you're online Mike!  ;D

I actually designed a brochure for Mike a couple years ago, and I have to say, his stuff is great. Keep up the good work man!
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Re: I'm Selling Out!
« Reply #3 on: June 3, 2005, 10:31 AM »
That's really neat!

My 19-month-old daughter is nuts about any and all books. And I'm sure when my 3-month old is older she'll be the same way.

Are all your books written for ages 4-8 or are some for younger kids?

I'm very envious of what you do. Is writing and illustrating children's books enough to pay the bills? I think I've always thought of it as more of a side job or hobby, but that would be great if it was lucrative enough.

Your step-by-step section on your Website was great!

Next time I'm at the bookstore, I'll have to check out your books! :)

 
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Re: I'm Selling Out!
« Reply #4 on: June 3, 2005, 05:44 PM »
That “Duck” with the “Truck” looks intriguing.
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Re: I'm Selling Out!
« Reply #5 on: June 4, 2005, 10:53 AM »
Hey Mike,

I do have kids, 5 years and 22 months. Thanks for letting me know about your profession. I'll have the wife check out your site as well and see if we can't give you some business. ;)
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Re: I'm Selling Out!
« Reply #6 on: June 5, 2005, 06:14 AM »
Hey cool man, I'm a writer too man (although I lean more toward Hunter S. Thomponsih stuff). 
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Re: I'm Selling Out!
« Reply #7 on: June 6, 2005, 09:50 AM »
Thanks for the info Mike, both of my sons love books, can you get these at places like Barnes and Noble?  Otherwise, I might have to get some from Amazon

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Re: I'm Selling Out!
« Reply #8 on: June 6, 2005, 11:47 AM »
Thanks for the info Mike, both of my sons love books, can you get these at places like Barnes and Noble?  Otherwise, I might have to get some from Amazon

If only you knew someone in the Book Distribution field that could help... ;D

Let my fingers do the walking on EAN 9780399242816 (The Dunk Skunk book), and can promise you Barnes and Noble and Borders carries it. EAN for Truck Duck is 9780399240096 in case anyone needs it.

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Re: I'm Selling Out!
« Reply #9 on: June 9, 2005, 06:29 PM »
Hey guys, thanks for the interest.  Yes, the books are available at Barnes and Noble, but not always in stock,

Actually, I have been lucky to make a living doing this.  Because I'm a writer and an illustartor, I can do 2 or 3 books a year.  I also do education illustration work, and I do school visits.  It's a tough business, but I've managed to hang on for almost 10 years now.
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Re: I'm Selling Out!
« Reply #10 on: June 9, 2005, 07:07 PM »
That “Duck” with the “Truck” looks intriguing.

You're not kiddin'. I might have to pick that up! :D

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Re: I'm Selling Out!
« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2005, 04:32 AM »
That's great, Mike.  It's great to see a fellow writer here (though you're much farther along than me).   :)

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Re: I'm Selling Out!
« Reply #12 on: June 10, 2005, 09:36 AM »
Very cool.   8)

Must be nice to make a living doing something that is worthwhile and wholesome!

My son who is 2 years old loves books - especially ones that have vehicles or Thomas the Tank!