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. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Only one? Far too many to list.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. I don't have one, but I did. Long ago, I took a leap, packed up everything, and went to live in Tokyo. The decision was a huge risk and came with many unknowns, all of which I eventually overcame. Do something like that, and "your greatest fear" will evaporate.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Traveling, whether for a day or a week.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Everything embodied in a great smile.