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The Story So Far

A Dazzling Start!

The Kickstarter for Car Key Gnomes and Other Household Pests launched yesterday, April 1st, and within 24 hours funded 66%! 2/3 of the funding we need is already here, and that is dazzling; remarkable; astounding! Moreover, it’s quite humbling. When you put yourself out there, open yourself up to the possibility of failure–especially in such … Continue reading A Dazzling Start!

Behind the Art

an Interview with the artist Danie Plott, artist of Car Key Gnomes and Other Household Pests, graciously gave an interview; check it out!

Faerie Magic for the Finding

Imagine a race of elves very much like the Eldar in Lord of the Rings, who are the perfect embodiment of faerie folk–tall, slender, wise and long-lived–and you’ll have in mind the Tuatha Dé Danann. “Children of the Mother Goddess Danu” from Gaelic, the Tuatha Dé were the forebears of all faerie peoples in Ireland. … Continue reading Faerie Magic for the Finding

The Magic of Reviews

Definitely the hardest part of publishing a book is not the writing, nor the printing, nor the logistics of shipping; instead, it’s getting the word out so that people will buy it! This has always been my Achilles Heel in creative projects: marketing. I’m just not a marketer at heart. Fortunately, there exists a magic … Continue reading The Magic of Reviews

Then there was art!

A look at the artistic process of the brilliant artist behind the look of the book. To continue from the first post, I had all of the poems, and I was happy with them. But a book like this needed some kind of artwork. I wasn’t sure if I could find an artist who not … Continue reading Then there was art!

In the beginning…

A discussion on the origins of the book. Car Key Gnomes and Other Household Pests began as a silly idea that morphed into a silly poem and eventually achieved its final form as a silly book of poems. It’s silly. And wonderful, and fun, and cheeky, and I love it! At the time I wrote … Continue reading In the beginning…


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Car Key Gnomes and Other Household Pests Copyright 2017 by Miciah Dodge and Danie Plott, all rights reserved. All images, characters, and content are the exclusive intellectual property of Miciah Dodge and Danie Plott, and may not be copied, distributed, or used in any manner without express consent of the copyright holders.