My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Let's have as much fun as possible.
Q. What were your previous occupations?
A. Babysitter, donut bakery worker, bagel bakery worker (I come from a land of round baked goods), boring part-time office job where I worked with some guy named Barack Obama, camp counselor, women's clinic worker, waitress, college TA, college professor, federal education grant director, education and education philanthropy expert, strategic communications consultant
Q. What was/is your favorite job?
A. Why would I say anything but novelist? Of course, I do love to teach, so "novelist who does programs about the history behind her books" is REALLY my favorite part.
Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?
A. I play the accordion--are you SURE you want to hear what I like to listen to?
Q. What is your birthdate?