My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Hmmm...I don't really have one, but I am rather fond of "Carpe Diem." Oh! And when I was in high school, I had a bumper sticker that said "Honk If You Want Me!" But I'm pretty sure that doesn't count, especially since I only got honks when my sister was in the car.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "Whatever" and "Scandalous" -- after I turned in REALITY CHICK, my editor emailed me and was like, "You do realize you use the word 'scandalous' on pages 1, 5, 13, 17, 21, 22, 35..." I had to cut a lot of them.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Singing! Dancing! Acting! My secret dream is to play Elle in LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL, even though, you know, it closed and I can't sing even a little tiny bit.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Holden Caulfield
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?