Ame Dyckman

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Occupation Writer
Location New Jersey
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Introduction I write picture books and talk to squirrels. Represented by SĀ©ott Treimel NY.
Interests Reading and writing (esp. picture books), NJ SCBWI, Broomstix, making art, cryptozoology, sushi, roller coasters, brainy folks, Venus flytraps, roadside attractions, red pandas, meteorites, horned melons, Afros, cooking and baking, the Mercer County Library, Bigfoot, tofu, coelacanths, zombies, Australian wine, hula hooping, Viewmasters, garden gnomes, Michael Walzer, the PLANET Pluto, creative music, rats, Sumo wrestling, reincarnation, Smurfs, ghost stories, Be@rbricks, all things peanut butter, robots, movies, Schoolhouse Rock, mojitos, divination, '80s music and culture, Devon Rex cats, albino anythings, Visigoths, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, hermit crabs, the moon, American Tribal Bellydance, mythology, chopsticks, The Sun Magazine, Tasmanian tigers, '70s picture books, the depiction of witches in literature and media, sidewalk chalk, starfish, alien abductions, microbrewed beer, Philly's Japanese Tea House, good chocolate, auras, Barbapapas, every syllable ever penned by Sparrow, squirrels, henna, superheroes and comic books, museums, zines, whirling dervishes, binturongs, Kinder Eggs and other funky European candy, ninjas, stuff made out of other stuff, and... EVERYTHING! I'm interested in EVERYTHING! Live it, love it, read about it, write about it!
Favorite Movies The South Korean comedy, Conduct Zero. And, anything directed by Hayao Miyazaki, Quentin Tarantino, or John Hughes (in the Molly Ringwald/Anthony Michael Hall days).
Favorite Music Dengue Fever, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The White Stripes, Violent Femmes, The Dead Milkmen, and garage bands everywhere. (Except the one two streets over, because frankly, they kinda suck. Sad but true.)
Favorite Books Whatever I'm currently clutching to my chest while whispering, "Wow..."

What kind of tape is best for creating a sculpture?

Bubble Tape. It's six feet of gum for you--not them.