Question 10

July 28, 2011

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How did you come up with the idea for David Mortimore Baxter?

My dad used to tell my sister and I stories when we were kids about when he was a kid. He had a group of friends that he hung around with and they had many adventures (according to him). I wanted to write a story that boys would read so I thought about my dad and used him as a model for the main character, David.

He was a short story that turned into a book that turned into a series.

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