A. Stay out of the box.
A. Impossible question to think of one. I'll stick with a literary theme, so I'd pick Jack London. He fascinates me. I'd say Hemingway but I don't think he'd be very fun to hang around with.
A. Something happening to a family member.
A. One of them is my Aunt Becky, who lost her husband and her eldest daughter but has always remain full of energy and hope.
A. I love encouraging writers whether they're published or not.