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. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Mary Shelley though heaven knows why!
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Politicians who say they listen but don't.