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. 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. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. With my husband on the barge we used to have in France. Probably on the Canal de Burgogne.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?