Author Revealed

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. I wish I didn't have to sleep.

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "To thine own self be true." William Shakespeare

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Sitting in bed under my electric blanket, reading books to my kids.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Driving through the Lincoln Tunnel in a car filled with bumblebees--that's my Fear Factor.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. New York City, with all of these millions of people living together in relative peace. It astonishes me.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Awful" and "Gross"

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not having enough time . . .

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Pool shark

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Being a mom--that's what brings the joy tears full on.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I like the telephone in the age of email.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I always know exactly what size container the leftovers will fit into! I'm serious. And I can do a split.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I wanted to be a gymnast, but I'm just too big and not graceful enough.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Either my big teeth or my big feet, depending where you're looking.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Spitting on the sidewalk.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Cooking

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, sense of humor, respect

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. A bagel special. I've been eating them for forever. Toast a bagel, melt swiss cheese on it, add spicy mustard and a summer tomato. For breakfast.