My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Slow and steady wins the race.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. Somehow, my characters always seem to signal emotion by stomach "clenching". It must stop!
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Oh, dear. Now we are in HUGE trouble. Because it is time to reveal that I grew up listening to Classical music and still prefer it to all others. I probably can't even name 5 songs!
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Making jam. I'm not kidding. I love to stand at the stove and stir. Then, when you're done, you have all the yummy proof of your efforts. No fruit is safe, I swear.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Identify? No one, really. But I love language and words and Shakespeare is the king of those, so ... But let's be clear. I'm not actually comparing myself to Shakespeare!