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. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Exactly where I am.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Humor, honesty, kindness.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. That I’m still a bartender and I can’t remember where this drink should go. Oh, wait, that's the recurring nightmare.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. P.T. Barnum. I’m a direct descendant, and by the way, he did not say, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” He said, “There’s a customer born every minute.” I have updated that to, “There’s a reader born every minute.”