Lynda Barry has worked as a painter, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, playwright, editor, commentator, and teacher and found that they are very much alike. She is assistant professor of art and Discovery Fellow at University of Wisconsin-Madison; the author of acclaimed graphic novel One! Hundred! Demons!, the cartoonist behind the long-running Ernie Pook's Comeek, and the author of creative how-to memoir comic books What It Is and Picture This.
Barry isn't particularly interested in the writer's craft. She's more interested in where ideas come from - and her goal is to help people tap into what she considers to be an innate creativity. - New York Times