Linda Buckley-Archer: Gideon the Cutpurse
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. I don't know who said this first but I often think of it: If you do what you've always done you'll get what you've always got...
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. To tell good jokes without forgetting the punch line...or may be to be able to sing in tune
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. The Vicomte de Valmont in Laclos' DANGEROUS LIAISONS
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Walking in the country or in England's great gardens with friends and family
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. A terrible propensity to be late - even when it really matters