My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Do the next thing.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "Don't make me count to three, young man!"
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Losing my child. Also daddy-long-legs and mushrooms.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Continuing to write in the face of rejection slips.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. I always return to Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice.