A. "Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia."--E.L. Doctorow
A. I would LOVE to be able to dance. Lovelovelove. I took tap and ballet as a teen, but neither quite "stuck." I love to watch all forms of dance.
A. I don't know that I identify with her per se, but I grew up reading the "Little House" stories and I was fascinated by Laura Ingalls Wilder.
A. Well, that kind of depends on one's priorities, no? I'm still pretty astounded to be making a living writing books for teens--definitely a lifelong dream of mine.
A. Teaching and editing, or some combination thereof. Both take me out of my own head and enhance my work.