My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story. Orson Welles
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. It would be a toss up between The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James, and Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. It sounds corny,but don't stop believing in yourself, and never give up.
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, George Eliot, Edith Wharton, Henry James, Dodie Smith, Dawn Powell, Iris Murdoch, Truman Capote, Harper Lee, J.D. Salinger.
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. That they read my book in one or two sittings!