My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Persistence counts."
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "We are ruled by idiots. But you knew that." It has ended many of my emails since about 1990.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Earning a living as a free-lance author for so much of my life. Others who've done it will tell you that it's extremely rare--and satisfying.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I enjoy working as a commentator on TV documentaries.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Supreme pizza because you can add veggies for nutrition among all the toppings that taste good.