My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Do the next thing.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Probably my sense of humor. That, and I won't back down when it's important.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Continuing to write in the face of rejection slips.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. I always return to Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "Don't make me count to three, young man!"