My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. My motto is: Honesty doesn’t hang on the printed word, nor beauty on powder and paint.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. To be misunderstood by friends.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Being the first, and a Chinese, writer to be published in Simon & Schuster’s new world literature series, Atria International Imprint.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Xue Pan, a character in Dream of the Red Chamber.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?