A. To paraphrase the existentialists - life is what you make it. Which amounts to a practical kind of karma, I suppose.
A. Bestselling and universally admired author.
A. I wouldn't mind being Simon Cowell. I could make the X-factor go away. Not to mention R&B flavoured pop music.
A. Self-recrimination and low self-esteem.
A. I'd like to meet Shakespeare and I'd ask him how to write better.