My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. 'To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily, to not dare is to lose oneself"- Kierkegaard
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. That they can really identify with the characters in my books, that they feel like they are inside the character's head and heart.
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. The Brontes, Salman Rushdie, Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Flannery O'Connor, Truman Capote, Carson McCullers, Shakespeare, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Joan Didion, Mary Karr.
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Write every day and trust your own ideas!
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. Wuthering Heights