My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. I used to think I wanted to be a serious artist. Then I realized I didn't want to be a serious anything.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. I would love to hang out and drink absinthe with all the debauched writers and artists in Montmartre in the mid-19th century. "Pass the absinthe," is probably what I would say the most.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Right now, it's Robin Hood, because I'm knee-deep in writing a steampunk retelling.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. I'm a horrible housekeeper. But I'm great at breeding dustbunnies!
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. The uppity women artists with swagger. Georgia O'Keeffe, maybe.