My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Live your life in more than eight words.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Look, I've published some novels. I ran a marathon. I finally found a haircut my mother likes. I've done a lot of traveling and I've been incredibly lucky in an industry where the odds are stacked against you daily. But one day I saw Brad Pitt jogging. THAT was a really good day.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Dr. Evil
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Please give me a stage and turn out the house lights.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Getting struck by lightning at the same moment I'm drowning in a lake of doll heads.