Ptolemy Tompkins

Ptolemy Tompkins has been an editor at Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines and is the author of four books. His writing has been featured in Beliefnet.com, Harper’s, The New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times. He lives in New York.
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Ptolemy Tompkins
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. I'll have to to go with Heraclitus' line: "Character is fate." Which doesn't mean that I think I have a particularly good character. I just think it's true.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Complete, serene disregard for the consequences of any of my actions. Or singing.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. I'm a fan of all the usual ones.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Jack, in same.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Rude people, smoking. (Just kidding about the smoking)

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