A. MH Residential Program Coordinator, Library aide, Coordinator of Museum Volunteers, Children's Hospital Clinic Secretary
A. Writing Children's Books
A. Mt. Lebanon High School, Carlow College, University of Pittsburgh
A. Earth, Wind and Fire
A. Annie Hall
A. Big Bang Theory or Dirty Jobs
A. Never know what to expect!
A. There is bound to be humor everywhere; just gotta know where to find it!
A. Being surrounded by people who love you.
A. Having all my future manuscripts rejected!
A. With my two children in Florida.
A. Really, very, like, unbelievably
A. Starting this questionaire and seeing the variety of questions I was not expecting.
A. Play the drums
A. My two children.
A. I am not tough enough.
A. My humor.
A. A palm tree maybe? Close enough to see the ocean every day, but still able to withstand hurricane force winds.
A. Yertle the Turtle
A. Celebrity children's book authors - ugh!!
A. Mother, I guess, but aren't we mothers even when writing?
A. I would love to research all those off-beat facts on the Snapple lids.
A. Humility, humor, intelligence
A. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
A. Respect, Aretha Franklin; Funeral for a Friend, Elton John; If I Loved You, from "Carousel"; Anything from the WICKED soundtrack!; California Dreamin', The Mamas and the Papas
A. Anne Tyler, Robert Parker, Ed McBain, Laura Lippman, Alice Hoffman, James Lee Burke, Carl Hiaasen, John Sandford Children's Authors: Dr. Seuss, Jack Prelutsky, Douglas Florian, Mo Willems, Jane Yolen
A. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, Diary of Anne Frank, Blink, When Bad Things Happen to Good People
A. Join a writer's critiique group
A. They wonder where in the world I get my ideas!