My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Have we learned nothing?"
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I like to cook.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. I am dogged. Alas, that's as good as it gets.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Impatience and micro-management.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Well, that's a cheery question. When we get past the basics -- fearing for my wife and my daughter's safety and worrying about their health and happiness -- leaving behind a mediocre body of work when I die.