My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Find your voice, spread your wings and fly free...
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. People who don't know how to drive--come on--I am a New Yorker. I just want to lay on that horn.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. This is as bad as the food question! Gahhh! My dad used to sing You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby by Bing Crosby to me all the time. I can name a few artists that have voices and songs that move and haunt me...Karen Carpenter, Carole King and Adele. And I LOVE Broadway music--ask my college roommate.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Jonah from Lois Lowry's THE GIVER--When I read that book in high school I realized that there was someone else out there that had questions like me. I'll always love Jonah and Lois for giving me that.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I'm a dance instructor for three year olds--it doesn't really get much better than that.