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 is your greatest achievement?
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.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. 1) loyalty 2) determination/hard work 3) creativity
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. I have some thoughts about this--but they are for me to know and you to (maybe) find out!
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
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.