Carole Nelson Douglas
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. If you're not busy being born, you're busy dying, to paraphrase Bob Dylan
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. "Amazing Grace," Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah," "They Call the Wind Mariah" as sung by my husband, Bob Seger's "That Old TIme Rock 'n' Roll," Bob Dylan's "Forever Young,"
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Defying the "common wisdom" that you can't make a living in the arts by quitting a "forever"-secure, well-paid journalism job to write fiction full time.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. People who know enough to act professionally , and don't.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Bram Stoker's Dracula, fangs down.