Subterranean Press is publishing a special edition of Neil Gaiman's Coraline. They have asked puppeteer Mary Robinette Kowal to build three Coraline dolls, one of them to go to someone who preorders the book.
Kowal is writing about the process of designing the dolls. I find this utterly fascinating. I love paper models and I was one of those "insert tab A into slot a" sort of people and I still will buy paper models to put together even though I never seem to get around to it anymore.
Watch her work on the design of the head.