My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Never give in to self-righteousness, your own or other people's.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Norwegian smoked salmon.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. To play jazz piano.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Not having directed more plays and films. Working with actors, designers, technicians and all is a wonderful break from the solitariness of writing, and whenever I've done it it's worked out rather well.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. See above.