My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Way leads on to way."
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Almost anywhere by the sea.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Dr. Strange
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. John Dee, scholar and astronomer to Queen Elizabeth I. He had an enormous library of books and used to see angels and spirits in an old MesoAmerican obsidian mirror.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Waiting so long to write a novel. My finest short story was written in the 4th grade, an enthralling yarn about meeting the Loch Ness monster. I could have added a few chapters...