My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia."--E.L. Doctorow
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. 1) loyalty 2) determination/hard work 3) creativity
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Teaching and editing, or some combination thereof. Both take me out of my own head and enhance my work.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. It's always changing depending on what I've read lately. I was blown away by THE HUNGER GAMES and Katniss. Wasn't everyone? I also loved Tabitha of the upcoming PURE.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. You tell me--I'm sure you'll find them in my books!