Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. All of writing is rewriting.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "Just" and "that." I have to take a million of them out of every ms.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Fried clams from the Clam Box in Ipswich Mass.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Intelligence, loyalty, laughter.