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. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Singing on key, with perfect pitch and a glorious range, like my husband. Instead, I'm a musical frog, but at least I snagged a prince.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
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.