Q. What do you regret most?
A. I did not realize I could have a career I loved until I was almost 40.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Over-sensitivity to criticism.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Film and food critic
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Integrity, creativity, liked by children and dogs