Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Books by this Author
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Ninety percent of writing is the application of the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair." Mark Twain
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Captain Jack Aubrey and Dr. Stephen Maturin, from Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series. After that, Hari from The Blue Sword.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. I'll have to ask my family....in college it was "furthermore," but I think I've quit saying that. My children like, "avoid the appearance of impropriety."
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. It's always hard to be your own critic, but I'd guess impatience. I hate waiting.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Raising my children to become responsible, honest, open people.