Novelist Courtney Sheinmel on kids and AIDS
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Try to be one of those people on whom nothing is lost. - Henry James
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Like a Prayer, by Madonna; Boys in the Trees, by Carly Simon; Riverwide, by Sheryl Crow; There Goes the Neighborhood, by Sheryl Crow; What I Did for Love, from A Chorus Line
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. It is freezing cold outside, so I would like to be somewhere warm, like maybe Cancun or Tahiti.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Being with friends
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. Yeah, yeah, yeah