My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Fall seven times, stand up eight.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. I've always used "really" a lot. And "actually." I love the world "fierce." Lately I've been overdoing it with "lovely" and "seriously."
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. Nelson Mandela.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. I regret waiting so long, out of fear, to get serious as a writer.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. I don't know! My mom thinks it's my eyes. (They're like my dad's.)