Erica Lyn Schmidt

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Erica Lyn Schmidt is a recent graduate of the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, where she won the Best of Show prize in the 2006 graduate exhibition. Among her illustration clients are the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, IL and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. She lives in Portage, WI.

Photograph by Elliot Powell

Books by this Author

Dinosaur Discovery

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Luck favors the prepared mind.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Fully investing myself in my marriage to my best friend.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Helping run the Portage Center for the Arts.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Trying to please everyone and getting upset if I can't.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Hazel in Watership Down

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