Author Revealed

Revealing Questions

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

A. Daughter, dogs ,walkies, orchestras,writing, need afternoon kip

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Try to stop fiddling about

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Not to be worried about anything

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I have hundreds of fears: death, war, catastrophe of any sort. It just goes on and on. There isn't a greatest one, just a general fear of everything. I'm getting used to it.

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

A. Here at home

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Tobias Smollett. He was always moaning about something, but still managed to have a laugh

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Simon Weisenthal

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Fab. And some rather rude ones that I wish I could stop using

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Nothing in particular. What would be the point?

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

A. Playing the cello brilliantly

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Earning a living writing

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Being a blabbermouth

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Don't know. Someone else would have to tell you that

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

A. Prime Minister. The country would be fabulous with me in charge.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. How should I know?

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Gulliver

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Lord Hervey. I'd like a long chat with him about all the scandals at court

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. The current Government

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

A. Playing the cello in an orchestra

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Horse or dog whisperer

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

A. honesty, empathy and having a laugh

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

A. can't decide

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Blueberry Hill, I attempt from Love's Sickness to Fly, September Song, Flow my Tears, the Ballad of Lucy Jordan, Both Sides Now