Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "When you give up your dreams, you die." I learned that when I saw the movie Flashdance at age 12 and took it to heart.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I've had many occupations, and if I liked any one aside from writing, I'd be doing that instead. Because writing is hard!
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Right now I'm obsessing over "Too Close" by Alex Clare. All-time favorites include "Violet" by Hole, Lithium by Nirvana, Californication by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Troy by Sinead O'Connor
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. The feeling that I'm accomplishing something.