My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Touch magic, pass it on.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Three delightful children, six glorious grandhchildren, a good marriage, and over three hundred published books.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. The ability to love deeply and fiercely.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Waiting to hear from editors.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Emily Dickinson. I would say. . ."Yes, Emily, your poems live. They have gone into the hearts of readers all over the world. We know how you have told all the truth on the slant and taught us how to view the world that never wrote to you."