Megan Eckman is a writer and artist originally from Fargo, North Dakota and now living in California. She has a degree both in drawing and creative writing. She has recently self-published her first book, HowTo Outsmart Tea Pirates (And Other Useful Sailing Tips). It's available from her online shop, along with prints and other lovely items featuring her detailed pen and ink drawings. Megan doesn't own a cat at the moment, so these are some pictures of her previous, adorable cat named Cootie.