My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "The world is not enough" is a great quote from the James Bond canon that I've always admired. I also like "Never give up, never surrender!" from the movie Galaxy Quest.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. I love to make other people laugh.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. You're So Vain by Carly Simon; Castles in the Air by Don McLean; Human by The Pretenders; Sam's Town by The Killers (the version on the Sawdust album); and Chanson Pour Les Petits Enfants and just about anything else by Jimmy Buffet
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. I like to read stories about the American West, and I'm always amazed by the strength and spirit it took for the pioneers, cowboys, and others to carve out a life for themselves and their families. They had a toughness and a can-do spirit that I really admire.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Reading, of course!