Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Luck favors the prepared mind.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. I wish I could be a brilliant and witty writer.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Helping run the Portage Center for the Arts.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Attention to detail.