My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Let's have as much fun as possible.
Q. Where did you go to high school and/or college?
A. I went to a large public high school on Long Island, NY, and then to Harvard. Quite a culture shock transitioning from one to the other. I also have graduate degrees from University of Southern California (Go Trojans!) and UCLA (Go Bruins!)
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 favorite television show?
A. Slings and Arrows, and not just for the Shakespeare connection.