A. nanny, food server, tutor, immigration and refugee worker, camp director...
A. Getting to teach and write is awesome. Love doing both
A. Temecula Valley High School
A. The National
A. Say Anything
A. In the past, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. At the moment, Castle.
A. Creative chaos
A. Be a voice of hope
A. The day I'll be able to look back and hear, "Well done, well done..."
A. Being alone with nothing to do. And spiders, always spiders.
A. In New Zealand at a cafe drinking a Flat White
A. My Mom. No really. She's a wonderful example of how to be comfortable in one's skin no matter the situation.
A. Any time I've lacked the courage to try something new
A. Becoming a professional dancer
A. Having kids
A. I can be pretty stubborn
A. A cheetah to feel what it's like to be that fast
A. I'm short, 5'2" people always seem to find this amusing
A. Ben Linus
A. When people don't use their turn signals
A. Writing, love, love, love that I get to do this
A. Honesty, kindness, sense of humor
A. Black licorice
A. At this point: "Hallelujah" by Jeff Buckley, "Crash into Me" by The Dave Matthews Band, "Poison and Wine" by The Civil Wars,"Girl from North County" by Bob Dylan, "With or Without You" by U2
A. Ray BradburyCynthia OzickKurt VonnegutToni MorrisonErnest HemingwayLowis LowryOrson Scott Card
A. The Giving TreeThe RoadMy Name is Asher LevThe AlchemistThe Great Gatsby
A. No, there are so many books I need to read that I find myself always moving forward to the next one.
A. Read a wide variety of work.