Love Water Memory
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. You create your own happy.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. My sisters, who've all come through the same difficult childhood and went on to raise their own families.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Loss of those I love, but . . .that's part of life's rich pageant.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Huck Finn
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. I'd love to be a talented instrumentalist. I've taken lessons, practiced, all to no avail.
October 18, 2013Writers are a bit like gardeners. We plant seeds, lots of seeds, and hope they'll sprout and take hold in the muck that fertilizes such things and helps them grow. Like gardeners, we don’t always succeed. But when we do, and the result of our meticulous tending blooms, it feel miraculous. Especially when we get to watch it flower twice.
Love Water Memory goes on sale in paperback January 14.
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