My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Karma is a boomerang. (One of my characters said it first!)
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Helping my two kids grow into people I both admire and want to hang out with.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. I’d love to be a songwriter. I used to teach the Aerosmith kids, and right around the time my first novel came out, I had this great conversation with Steven Tyler. He wanted to know how I could write a whole novel, and I said that if I could say it in a song, I wouldn’t have to.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Who has time?
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. My literary agent once told me it was Aww. I think she actually called it a verbal tic. That’s the kind of agent you want to have.