Janet Ruth Young
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Progress, not perfection.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Playing the violin or fiddle.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Some of my favorites are "The Field Behind the Plow" by Stan Rogers, "Heart Alone" by Bill Staines, and "The Artist in Me" by Dave Mallett. All three inspire me in my creative work.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Not having gotten a college scholarship. I was a sometimes-lazy high school student and had to pay for college.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I have a freelance editing business. I'm a semiprofessional singer and I also like walking and working on my house and garden.