Romance Novel Buff Sarah Wendell Gives Advice to Emerging Writers
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Run it up the flagpole and see who salutes.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Rubber balloons, stairs with no backs, and cleaning the sink trap with my bare hands.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Saying "Yes" when I ought to say "No thank you."
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. Awesome. Dude. Indefatigable. Concupiscent. Feh.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. People who take up a seat on the bus or train with their bag, people who hug the subway pole so you can't hold on safely, and questions that make my mind go blank.