A. My newest one: All our secrets are the same.
A. Sushi. Or Mexican. Or Italian. I love food too much to eat only one thing.
A. Snakes. If you read Dirty Secret, you'll understand why.
A. Either drawing -- I can barely draw a stick figure -- or a decent sense of direction (which is a talent as far as I'm concerned).
A. I've been a fish-gutter in Alaska (really!); a waitress in Minneapolis; a record store clerk and an online producer in San Francisco; and a copy editor, freelance writer, and writing teacher in New York.