A. Editor, at-home parent, nanny, church youth worker.
A. Editorial assistant.
A. Collyers, West Sussex, England.
A. Dirty Dancing.
A. Three cats, two teenagers, one partner, more coffee.
A. Handwavium improves everything.
A. Trees, sunshine, coffee, and a really long book to read.
A. Doing something that irrecoverably turns me into a person I'm ashamed of.
A. Anywhere I'm not cold (I'm ALWAYS cold).
A. Peter Tatchell, the gay rights activist.
A. Being able to dance.
A. I avoid conflict at all costs.
A. A golden eagle (no natural predators and they can fly!).
A. I make weird faces when I'm talking about something interesting.
A. Howl from Howl's Moving Castle.
A. Gollum from The Lord of the Rings.
A. Not being listened to.
A. Reading and cooking.
A. Leader of a successful revolution (we are talking total fantasy, right?).
A. Honesty, loyalty, kindness.
A. Diana Wynne Jones, Rumer Godden, Stephen King, Marion Zimmer Bradley, J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Mary Stewart, Elinor M. Brent Dyer, Suzanne Collins, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Antonia Forest.
A. Howl's Moving Castle, Bag of Bones, The Forbidden Tower, This Rough Magic, The Hunger Games.
A. The Lord of the Rings.
A. Every book you read helps you become a better writer, so keep reading!