A. I've been a teacher and writer for years. I was also a camp counselor once, which is where I met my wife.
A. What I'm doing right now.
A. I went to Taylor Allderdice High School in Pittsburgh and Wesleyan University in Connecticut
A. The Police
A. King Kong
A. Either Seinfeld or Northern Exposure
A. I re-read THE LORD OF THE RINGS every couple years.
A. Get outside yourself; don't write only what you know, but what you want to know.
A. Readers tell me my plots are ingenious and unpredictable, which might be a result of my not outlining before I write!