Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Don't submit a piece of writing until you've honestly done everything you can to make it the best it can be.
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. "How do you come up with this stuff?"
Q. What were your previous occupations?
A. Waiter. Bartender. Ice rink timekeeper.
Q. Where did you go to high school and/or college?
A. Stratford Central Secondary in Stratford, Ontario. McGill University in Montreal.