A. Like most writers, just about everything to pay the bills.
A. Redecorating. It's good for the body and soul. And you can think out plots too.
A. No, no degrees or diplomas. I left school at 15 and did it my way!
A. Handel, he's been a lifelong inspiration.
A. I look at the vids shelf and love every one equally. From Ghost to Gatsby, they're all unique.
A. Sun, sand and the sea.
A. Lady Barbara Skelton - better known as the fabulous 17th century socialite, the Wicked Lady!
A. "Ducks" - essential to every Rivers novel.
A. Deep sea diver
A. Nuts of all types.
A. Tracks of My Tears, Unchained Melody, Some Say Love, Changes, Morningtown Ride
A. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle.
A. Keep writing, keep editing. Editing is the hardest but most valuable.
A. The nicest one is that they'd like to read more.
A. A flower-seller once told me my fortune - to be wary as I was swimming amongst sharks. Her prediction came true. Shortly afterwards I witnessed a dawn raid by police, an event that led to a chequered few years of my life.