My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Don't take life so serious, son. It ain't nohow permanent." Walt Kelly
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Gardening. I love to garden, which is not the same as being good at it.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Same as most people's: that I'll lose someone I love. Also every mother's: that I'll die before my kids are ready to do without me.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Reading a good book on a beach in the Caribbean. Or maybe beside a nice fire at home.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Pip, in Great Expectations.