A. Never give in to self-righteousness, your own or other people's.
A. Immortality. Horribly tempting but dreadful to contemplate. But since it's not on offer yet, I'll have to settle for the usual fears of poverty and pain,
A. Nothing I can write down here.
A. Having lived, on the whole quite well, off my work.
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.