A. Life is what you make of it.
A. Tenacity. Once I set my mind to something I become single-minded to the point of obsession.
A. My editor should answer this ... and the list would be long, but strangely, I can't think of a particular one.
A. Paksenarrion from Elizabeth Moon's 'The Deed of Paksenarrion' trilogy.
A. Pressing the send button after dotting the final i and crossing the final t on a book. It is a wonderful feeling to write a book and know that it's your best work yet. Of course, to make it the perfect experience I would have to be sitting on a beach in the Seychelles sipping a cocktail in front of my multi-million pound villa with my yaght moored nearby and the Aston Martin sitting in the driveway next to the Ferrari!