My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. ficta voluptatis causa sint proxima veris (In order to please, fiction should approximate the truth)
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. To Bess Truman, I would say: "I admire the way you kept yourself and you family grounded while you were on the world's stage."
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. We have lived in a dozen states, and I have always adapted well.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. I am where I want to be, on the Gulf Coast.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Eric Twainbough, in the historical series The American Chronicles.