A. When I was a kid, my role model was Leonardo da Vinci -- a man who drew and painted beautifully, but was also a scientist, curious about the natural world. I wouldn't say I identify with Leonardo, but I'd sure like to be as talented as he was!
A. I'm lucky enough to be doing it!
A. There are too many, from James in James and the Giant Peach to Harry Potter.
A. I'm not sure it's great, but I'd say getting published.