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Attolia Dreamin’…

Oh, how we love it when the Greenwillow authors pursue risky extracurricular activities when they should be attending to important publishing work! Here’s Megan Whalen Turner learning to surf rather than addressing the blizzard of proofreader tags on her Conspiracy of Kings galleys. Where is Eugenides when you need him?


  1. Camilla says:

    Not ONLY am I impressed by the mad surfing skillz of Megan Whalen Turner, I am ALSO diggin’ that crazy beat!

  2. Laura says:

    I’d rather be playing in the ocean too!

  3. cindy says:

    omg that is NOT megan! she’s so good!!
    i’m very very impressed.
    and v, you me and mwt july 2010
    at the beach! it’s on! ha!

  4. Megan says:

    It’s me! It’s me, Cindy!
    I can stand up for whole seconds now!

    And don’t listen to Virginia. I was thinking about the copy-editing. I was thinking VERY Hard.

  5. Gen? With Moondoggie, of course.

  6. Margaret Freeman says:

    Way to go, Megan! (Though it did occur to me that could be a stunt person, aka Glory) in your place.

    I too wonder how you guys manage to do it – all that fun in the midst of all that hard work. Let us know your secret.

  7. Curtis says:

    till I read this I thought it was a mighty joke by Mark.

  8. Angie says:

    That’s hilarious. How awesome is she? And thanks for that galley! It was…sublime. :)

  9. squight says:

    Those are some really sweet waves. =]

    I’d ask where this was, but that would be a little too stalker-ish of me, yes?

  10. Yasha says:

    You go girl, rub it in. Now I can go back and continue my fun – digging out my car from under the snow.

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  13. […] in July, Cindy Pon and Megan Whalen Turner, official Greenwillow surfer gal, got together in San Diego for an impromptu surfing lesson. Here’s a transcript and photos […]

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