Posts Tagged ‘Cookie Cop’

Book Three, Page 36

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Book Three, Page 21

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Book Three, Page 15

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Book Three, Page 6

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Book Three, Page 3

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Book Three, Page 2

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Book Two, Page 27

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Book One, Page 27

Last Good Morning pg 27

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Book One, Page 10

Last Good Morning pg 10

NOTES: Here we have my first teases at what the “grand story” is.  Krum’s mention of the king and wizard’s disappearances plants the seed and, for me anyway, works on a couple of levels.  On the meta level, Krum speaks of stepping up to keep the order in Cookie Jarvis’s absence; this was my way […]

Book One, Page 9

Last Good Morning pg 9

NOTES: Ahh, and nothing’s funnier than police brutality, am I right?  In view of the later revelation about the relationship between Cop and Crook, I find this page much creepier in hindsight. And a bit of back-patting, I’ve always been proud of this page layout.  Go, me!

Book One, Page 8

Last Good Morning pg 8

NOTE: One of the most delightful parts of writing this book was in playing with character tropes.  When faced with the introduction of Officer Krum (a.k.a. The Cookie Cop of Ralston’s Cookie Crisp cereal), I knew I had to use the hard-bitten cop “voice-over” so over-used in fiction, TV and film.  He’s the world-weary cop […]

Dramatis Personae

CAP’N CRUNCH The most noble of men and an inspiration to all Horatio Magellan Crunch, born and raised on Crunch Island long ago, has discovered many wonderful treasures in his years on the Milk Seas. One such treasure was the Fountain of Youth which, along with a diet rich in the elusive mineral Crunchium, has […]