My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Choose wisely.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. In a major city with world class museums, so that I could wake up tomorrow, go to one, and learn new things.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Does Severus Snape count as a villain?
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. People not waiting their turn -- in lines at stores, in lanes while driving, etc.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Happiness is that feeling of "yes!" when you're writing a book, and all the pieces suddenly snap into place, and you know the characters and setting and plot from the beginning through the middle to the end, and it is absolutely, perfectly right.