A. Book seller, cocktail waitress, teacher
A. North Shore High School on Long Island and SUNY Cortland
A. Stephen Sondheim
A. I can't narrow it down--The Wizard of Oz, The Sure Thing, Sweeney Todd, Elf, Spirited Away
A. Some past and present favorites--Buffy, Angel, X-Files, America's Next Top Model, Survivor, Veronica Mars, Big Bang Theory, Gilmore Girls
A. Expect good things to happen.
A. The basement or dark rooms after watching a scary show.
A. Going to see a Broadway show before jetting off to Scotland.
A. There are so many, but Stephen Sondheim is an amazingly talented man.
A. Bad choices in high school.
A. Publishing a book.
A. A broadway star.
A. Spike--though he turns into a hero.
A. rude people
A. Broadway star
A. Kindness, a sense of humor and a positive outlook.
A. Grilled Chicken Salad
A. This changes all the time, but right now Johanna, Not While I'm Around, and Pretty Women from Sweeney Todd, Bitch of Living and Don't do Sadness from Spring Awakening, and Home by the Talking Heads--hmmm--that's six.
A. Wow--too many to mention, but as teen I loved Stephen King, Anne Rice, Ray Bradbury, Kurt Vonnegut, Lucy Maud Montgomery, and Piers Anthony.
A. It changes all the time, but as a teen I loved Anne of Green Gables, A Spell for Chameleon, and Salem's Lot. Recently I was blown away by Unwind and The Hunger Games.
A. Bridge to Terabithia
A. Read a lot!
A. When my daughter was a baby, I was rocking her in the middle of the night and looked out her window. I got the image of a girl lying in bed and looking out just in time to see people fly by her window on broomsticks and then land in her back yard. I assumed she was scared, but the story didn't go any farther until a years later I realized they were her friends.