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. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Being a novelist. It’s the career I almost didn’t have, and nine books in, it still feels like a fantasy.
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. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Nancy Drew