Veronica Thompson lives in a little brownstone in Brooklyn, New York, with her two puppies and wonderful husband. She spends her days crafting for her website, makescoutdiy.com, and building websites.
What was your favorite book when you were a child?
I really loved The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin.
Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?
I love Rachel Ryle, Elsie and Emma Larson, and Joy Cho.
Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?
I love to create new, colorful things! It’s the ultimate exercise in imagination.
Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?
Keep experimenting and trying new things—it takes patience to get to great ideas. Always keep your mind open to learning! I love taking classes to learn new skills!