Author Marc Tyler Nobleman (Boys of Steel, Bill the Boy Wonder) asked a bunch of children’s and YA authors if they’d be willing to video themselves reading bad reviews of their own books. (“It’s simply a self-deprecating nod to a universal author experience that is already public anyway,” he reasoned, reasonably.) Several authors, including Jenny and me, said yes.

Then, lots more said, “Wait — me, too!”

Marc compiled the authors’ contributions into six videos, offering the disclaimer, “We lurve kids, of course, but this is for teens and adults only.” Here’s the one with me and Jenny: