D. James Smith
His novels for younger readers are Fast Company and his first book about Paolo and friends, The Boys of San Joaquin.
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Everyday be of service to others and yourself.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Authentisity, generousity of heart, and the kind of massive humility guys like myself have.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. All the unknowns who just got up each day and did the right thing without making it into history.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. I don't think I have a favorite.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. To accept chronic illness and continue to be creative in spite of it, and perhaps, because of it..