Who was one of your first encouragers on your writing journey?
“One Froggy Evening” (Warner Bros., 1955)
What’s your favorite cartoon or cartoon character?
Alan Ladd in Shane
What’s one of your favorite scenes from a book or movie? Why does it work?
What book did you especially love as a child?
Writing is about putting words on paper, especially during those times when you’re not in the mood. — Jack Dann
What are our writing moods like? Are they variable? Predictable? How do they affect those around you? Can you write when you’re moody, or do you have to wait for the right feeling?
I wake early and hear my morning voices leaping around in my head like jumping beans. I get out of bed quickly, to trap them before they escape. — Ray Bradbury
What are your mornings like?
Happy Friday the 13th. Do you believe in luck?
What’s your nomination for the best TV series of all time?
1.) What kind of research do you do on your books? (Please share some of your favorite resource links.)
2.) How long do you spend researching before you begin writing a book?
“This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.” – Dorothy Parker
What are some things that make you set aside a book? Or are you a compulsive book finisher?