My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. If I had one it would be panta rhei (Greek for "everything changes")
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Write what you love
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. Homer, Sappho, Cicero, Dante, J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, James Joyce, Gore Vidal, Mark Twain, Edith Hamilton
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. I make the subject of my books interesting and accessible, which is wonderful because that's my goal.
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. Homer's Odyssey