A. Oh, I've taught singing, piano, and music theory; I worked as an insurance agent; I've worked on a horse farm and a vegetable farm; and, I worked at a vet clinic for a while, when I thought I might want to be a veterinarian.....
A. Nothing beats writing, even on the hard days!
A. High school in Courtenay, British Columbia. University at the University of British Columbia & the University of Victoria. I also studied at the Royal Conservatory of Toronto & the Victoria Conservatory of Music.
A. Can I do top five? How about....Mozart, J.S. Bach, Gabriel Faure, Henry Purcell, John Dowland
A. Last of the Mohicans, followed closely by LOTR...
A. Top Chef! Followed closely by Hope for Wildlife...
A. Vikram Seth, Helen Humphreys, Thomas Hardy, Roald Dahl, Melina Marchetta, Jane Austen, Franny Billingsley, Meg Rosoff...to start with!
A. An Equal Music - Vikram SethTess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas HardyPlain Kate - Erin BowThe Mists of Avalon - Marion Zimmer BradleyOn the Jellicoe Road - Melina Marchetta
A. Definitely THE MISTS OF AVALON by Marion Zimmer Bradley
A. Ignore trends; write the story in your heart, the story that only you can tell!