A. My glass is always half-empty. Never satisfied.
A. Getting published. Duh. :)
A. So many great ones, can't lock in on only one. Hannibal Lecter, Hans Gruber, and Darth Vader. Stick 'em all in Thunderdome and see who leaves. Smart money is on Vader, obviously.
A. Same damn thing, unfortunately. It's a curse.