My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Slow and steady wins the race.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Making jam. I'm not kidding. I love to stand at the stove and stir. Then, when you're done, you have all the yummy proof of your efforts. No fruit is safe, I swear.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. People who say to me: Oh, I've been thinking of writing a children's book for years. Or: When are you going to write something important?
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Working as a writer.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Apples--but not Granny Smiths please--Yuck!