A. I've been a children's book editor, a nanny, a camp counselor, a barista, a research lab assistant, and a movie theater ticket-taker.
A. Writing beats them all, hands down.
A. lots of writing in my jammies coffee coffee
A. I have always had a ridiculous fear that I will walk into the bathroom one morning and find a python in my toilet. (This happens more frequently than you would care to believe, although--thank goodness--not yet to me).
A. I desperately want to visit the Galapagos, and meet some giant tortoises.
A. I'd like to have a perfect sense of direction. I could get lost with a GPS strapped to my arm.
A. I am quite tall.
A. Celebrity cake-maker.
A. Humor, intelligence, and understanding.
A. This is an incredibly difficult question! But I will say To Kill a Mockingbird, Holes, The Gun Seller, Little Fox Goes to the End of the World, and Matilda.
A. To Kill a Mockingbird, definitely. That book gets better every time I read it.
A. Write through the garbage.