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.
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
A. "that's genius" "I'm so stressed"
A. At my desk, happy with what I'm writing
A. Maggie Lunel of Mistral's Daughter