My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Try to use good words, like 'slubberdegullion' whenever possible.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. I like a good plate of sauteed spinach. Suits my Puritan anhedonic cult of self-denial.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Hanging out. Wrangling motley crew of friends, relatives, kids, dogs. Solving the world's problems with our blah-blah opinions. Cooking up some good stew.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Evil Ann Coulter and her employers, from His Dark Materials trilogy, by Phillip Pullman
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Kindness, curiosity, spark.