My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. 'Most people are about as happy as they decide to be.' Abraham Lincoln
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Winning at Scrabble although it hardly ever happens.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Alec d'Urberville in Tess of the D'Urbervilles - He's far more alluring than the priggish Angel.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Taking so long to take writing seriously
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. I would meet King Charles the Second before he married and persuade him I'd fit the bill nicely.