Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. That they're desperately attracted to one of my characters. I can't even explain how much I love that, especially since it's not always the same one.
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. There are too many books I haven't read for me to often go back to old favorites, but I did pretty much wear out my copy of THE NEVERENDING STORY in my youth.
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Everything takes twice as long as you expect, so do whatever you have to do to keep yourself happy and contented in the meantime.
Q. Where did you go to high school and/or college?
A. I went to a girls' prep school and then to Indiana University. Like Millie, I am a dropout. I'm not proud of it, but my mental health really did not lend itself to any kind of sustained commitment in my twenties. Stay in school, kids.