Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
A. Passionate about the past and stories that inspire.
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Story first.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. A comfortable chair beneath a tree, a cup of black coffee, a good book and the rest of the day free.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. The list of places is too long. Would love to travel the world.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. The ancient storyteller sitting beside the fire weaving a tale.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. Are you kidding? I write historicals. A person has to die to become interesting.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Don Quixote, who preferred his delusional world over reality.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Researching the next book.