Novelist Courtney Sheinmel on kids and AIDS
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Try to be one of those people on whom nothing is lost. - Henry James
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. When I was young I said I wanted to grow up to be a writer, and I did!
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Being with friends
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. My height -- I'm only 5 feet tall.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. When people use derogatory words