'Intro to Alien Invasion' by Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Don't be too embarrassing.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. I try as hard as I can to understand why people do what they do. I don't believe I exactly deserve a medal for that or anything, though.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. I suspect that perfect happiness is not possible for me. I suppose if I was ever selected for eternal life - the moment I was informed - that would bring me the closest.
Some more common occurrences that make me happy: watching movies with my wife, reading on the couch, nachos, pancakes, coffee, sunny days and warm nights at Fenway Park, listening to records, not being sick.
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Starting right fielder, Boston Red Sox.