Chris Pabst

January 1, 1997

Post #655 – 19970101

Mr. Pinkwater, I read your books when I was younger. They are partly responsible for inspiring me to become a writer. I used to have your picture among pictures of people that inspired me, but your menacing face caused me worse nightmares than when I had once eaten raw tuna. Your words, however, remain engrained in my mind like cigar smoke in my favorite shirt. -Chris Pabst

Daniel replies:

My _menacing_ face? I, who am known to be cute as a button, and a perfect pussycat? I think someone slipped you the wrong picture--possibly one of raw tuna.