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Claire R. McDougall

Claire R. McDougall, a native of Scotland, graduated from Oxford University and lives now in Aspen, Colorado, with her family. After an early start as a newspaper columnist, her career in creative writing moved through the genres of poetry and short stories to settle on Scottish novels.
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Claire R. McDougall
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Everything at this moment is exactly as it should be

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. A conductor or a great musician. When I was younger, I wanted to be an archeologist.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Mindlessness and unmindfulness. In America, the propaganda of the NRA as an example of this.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Zorba would rank up there.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Authenticity. Honesty. Self-awareness.

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