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Sunday, March 10, 2013

Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Debbie Ridpath Ohi is a published writer and illustrator based in Toronto, Canada, and is represented by Ginger Knowlton of Curtis-Brown. Her ilustrations appear in I'M BORED, a picture book by actor / comedian / author Michael Ian Black (Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers, 2012) and in her short story for teens in TOMO: Friendship Through Fiction (Stone Bridge Press, 2012). You can read what the press has said about Debbie's illustrations and view samples here.
Debbie was the founder and editor-in-chief of one of the first online communities for writers,Inkspot. The companion newsletter had nearly 50,000 subscribers. She is also the author of The Writer's Online Marketplace (Writer's Digest Books, 2001). Learn more about Debbie on her website.
Readers can find more info about I'M BORED as well as fun bonus material (including How I'm Bored Was Made) at http://debbieohi.com/bored


  1. Love this! I'M BORED is one of my favorite picture books. Debbie did an awesome guest post on my blog about the process leading up to the publication of the book last year. Great celebri-dot, Debbie!