Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Luck favors the prepared mind.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Trying to please everyone and getting upset if I can't.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Helping run the Portage Center for the Arts.
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Being an art director.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Attention to detail.