My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Do the next thing.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Not changing piano studios my freshman year at Oberlin Conservatory. It would have been a gutsy thing to do, and I would have been happier.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Continuing to write in the face of rejection slips.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. I suspect I come off as more assertive than I realize, so maybe that. I've been told I exude self-confidence, and this always shocks me to hear.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Wet socks is tied with apostrophe abuse.