Author Revealed

About Mireille Guiliano

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 4/14

Q. Previous occupations

A. CEO of Clicquot, Inc., PR for the Champagne Bureau in New York, UN translator-interpreter

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Frédéric Chopin

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. A balanced pursuit of joie de vivre

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. We don't work in a vacuum. Our work is part of the rest of our lives

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. More talent for and skill at performing music—as in singing and playing the piano.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Impatience

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Affinity for conviviality and laughter

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Noise pollution

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Reading

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Stage actress

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, integrity, humor

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Dark chocolate

On Books and Writing

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. The Little Prince

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Writers write and good writers edit then re-edit.