Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. All of writing is rewriting.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. I would love to play the cello.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. My big mouth, probably.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. The people I've lost and the things we didn't have a chance to laugh together about.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Changes too frequently for me to be able to say. I usually have a "song" for every book I'm working on.