My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. A paraphrase of something I once heard: As you go the way of life, you will see a great chasm. Jump. It is not as wide as you think.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. So many choices but I'd start with Dostoyesvsky, and I'd ask, first, "How did you do that? and second, "Could you teach me?"
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Writing better and faster.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. I'd like to be a long-living fly on the wall at the time when artists, musicians, writers, and other creative people find THAT moment; and the same fly when crucial decisions are made by world leaders.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Only one? Far too many to list.