A. TV writer
A. writing (novels & television)
A. I went to the University of Pennsylvania
A. The Beatles
A. Mad Men/Homeland/Breaking Bad/
A. Write, Movies, TV, Coffee Ice Cream, Dream, Repeat
A. Never stop trying.
A. Working hard at something you really love.
A. that I'll forget how to write one day
A. Maui or New York City
A. Edgar Allen Poe
A. Nelson Mandela
A. Do whatever makes you happy.
A. Not being two inches taller!
A. having perfect pitch and singing
A. Being a writer
A. insecurity and shyness
A. my dog Obie
A. even tempered
A. Merricat Blackwood (in Shirley Jackson's "We Have Always Lived in the Castle")
A. William Shakespeare I'd ask if he really wrote all those plays and sonnets by himself.
A. intolerance & narrow-mindedness
A. going to the movies, or to the theater, or watching some great British TV crime drama
A. tolerance, kindness & sense of humor
A. Haagen Dazs Coffee Ice Cream
A. Adele's "Rolling in the Deep," The Rolling Stone's "Sympathy for the Devil," Janis Joplin's "Piece of My Heart," Jeff Buckley's "Hallelujah," The Beatles "While My Guitar Gently Weeps."
A. Shirley Jackson Edgar Allan Poe Charles Dickens F. Scott Fitzgerald Stephen King
A. Candide by Voltaire The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford Great Expectations by Charles Dickens The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
A. We Have Always Lived in the Castle
A. Writing is rewriting.
A. Where did you get the inspiration for the story?