My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Faith, like a guillotine. As heavy. As light. Franz Kafka.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. I'm afraid to tell you, because then it might happen.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Charles Darwin, whose best friend published prolifically, while Mr. Darwin laid on a couch most of the day, complaining that his head hurt.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Hearing from a reader who says s/he loved my book. Drinks and dinner with my favorite people. Losing myself in my writing. Having someone tell me they liked what I cooked. Painting, reading, laughing. Losing myself in a movie.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Thunder Road, Blue Bayou, Losing My Religion, Ave Maria, Maggie May