A. Lead guitarist in a cover band, a gas station attendant, a cashier, a restaurant hostess, a stock person, photofinishing manager, art director, Realtor.
A. Ohio State and Tri-C.
A. HANS ZIMMER!!!!
A. The Dark Knight
A. Stand up comedian specials.
A. Great creativity, good coffee, and my rambunctious boys.
A. I don't have a motto, but I'll take witty suggestions.
A. A library with a shady veranda on a sunny tropical island, a cozy lounge chair and my laptop, a gentle breeze and an endless supply of cool beverages.
A. I'm pretty happy where I'm at, but there are many places I'd like to visit like Venice, Machu Picchu, Vienna, Hawaii.
A. My mom.
A. eyes, hands, suddenly always weeding those out of a manuscript but they sneak in again...
A. I can play the piano and the guitar already, but I would love to play the cello.
A. My dream came true when VICIOUS CIRCLE was published. I dedicated it to my boys. That was fantastic. It was proof that hard work and perseverence could truly make dreams come true.
A. My red hair.
A. Oooo. A toss up between Aragorn from Lord of the Rings and Batman.
A. I've always thought Magneto was a darn cool bad guy.
A. Cleopatra. I'd ask her to give me a tour of Alexandria as it was in her day.
A. Being a mom.
A. I've been the lead guitarist in a rock cover band, a gas station attendant, a restaurant hostess, a retail clerk, a stock person, art director and a Realtor. Writing IS my fantasy job.
A. Honesty, dependability, sense of humor.
A. Either Reese's Cups or my mom's sausage gravy and biscuits.
A. I can't possibly narrow it down to five songs! How about five music-style favorites? I LOVE Hans Zimmer's movie scores, I'm all about the 80's Hair Metal Bands, I'm totally digging some industrial metal I've discovered, everyone should check out E.S. Posthumous, and if I'm in the car and Beethoven's 5th is on I invariably find myself speeding.
A. Jennifer Roberson, Steven Brust, David Gemmell.
A. Sword Dancer by Jennifer Roberson; Jhereg by Steve Brust; The Black Stallion by Walter Farley; The Shadow Series by Chris Golden; Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison.
A. Work hard, learn to take criticism, learn WHO to take criticism from, and never give up.