John Corey Whaley
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Good writing is never forced.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. The Misfit from Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find".
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Pizza. It would definitely be pizza.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Well, I'm a teacher, so I should say "teaching". Okay, we'll go with that...
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. I'd like to see what it's like to be any kind of bird, but just for a few hours or so.