A. Is there such a thing? Happiness, for me, is a moment here-and-there when everything that crowds your life drops away and you are simply aware of the pleasure of the moment.
Or perhaps it's walking Popham Beach near my house in Maine - and the most beautiful beach in New England - with
my two very wonderful children, Max and Amelia, on a winter's day when we had the entire three miles of sand to ourselves, and nothing really mattered except that we were all together on this extraordinary stretch of the Maine Coast.
A. Anything terrible happening to my children - and I've written about that in 'Leaving the World'.
A. I am very disciplined. I also talk to myself - which is either a sign of the creative process at work or sheer insanity... or both.
A. People who think they have the answers. Nobody has the answers.