A. "Ninety percent of writing is the application of the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair." Mark Twain
A. Integrity, honesty, and courage
A. I know it's different for every person. I think we are most happy when we are completely immersed in something that brings us joy.
A. Captain Jack Aubrey and Dr. Stephen Maturin, from Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series. After that, Hari from The Blue Sword.