My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. The life you save may be your own.
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Thinking about writing isn't writing.
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. Virginia Woolf, Edith Wharton, John Cheever, Evan S Connell, Ian McEwan, Jonathan Franzen, Helen Simpson
Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
A. Mrs. Dalloway, Mrs. Bridge, Remains of the Day, Getting a Life, Harold and the Purple Crayon
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. The Stories of John Cheever