A. Receptionist, Cashier, Office Assistant, Bagel Maker, Stage Hand, Videographer, Playback Operator, Audio Operator, Stage Manager, Community Relations Manager, Bookseller.
A. Albany High and U.C. Santa Cruz.
A. I could never choose just one. The answer would always be changing. Here are some favorites - Death on the Nile, His Girl Friday, Lars and the Real Girl, Heaven Can Wait, anything by Wes Anderson, anything by the Coen Brothers.
A. Right now it's Lost, but this is something else that will always change over time.
A. Very lucky.
A. Revise and improve.
A. High tea and a body in the library.
A. Actually finding a body in the library.
A. Looking at the Pacific Ocean from the California coast.
A. I stared at him.
A. Nothing. I've been insanely lucky.
A. A mystery writer. (see above question about regrets)
A. I get fidgety when I'm nervous or bored.
A. Sherlock Holmes.
A. The Smoke Monster from Lost.
A. Agatha Christie. I'd ask all about her writing process.
A. People who leave their shopping carts in parking lots.
A. Reading, watching TV, and watching movies.
A. Mystery Writer. (again, see above question about regrets)
A. Loyalty, kindness, and humor.
A. Gummy letters.
A. September by Earth Wind & Fire. Almost Like Being in Love by Nat King Cole. Tiny Dancer by Elton John. Theme from the American President by Marc Shaimon. You're All I Need to Get By by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.
A. Elizabeth Peters Ross MacDonald Georgette Heyer Stuart Palmer
A. I couldn't pick. It's too hard and the answer would constantly change.
A. I've never reread a book for fun. I don't know why. It just doesn't appeal to me.
A. Get feedback and revise.