Author Revealed

Revealing Questions

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

A. A professional speaker who lives to write.

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. You're as good as your last book.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Finding the balance between family, and work.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Something happening to my kids.

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

A. Home with my family.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Will Rogers

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Tiger Woods

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. I don't like using the word, "nice."

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not spending more time at home.

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

A. I'd like to play guitar better.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Helping to raise three, great kids.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I can be too competitive at times.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I00% - all the time - no matter what.

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

A. Jim Carrey

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I'm a talker.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Mighty Mouse

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Boris Badinoff

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

A. Abraham Lincoln. How difficult was it to persuade a divided nation?

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Those who brag about their wealth.

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

A. I'm a professional speaker.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Actor

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

A. Honesty, integrity, and happiness.

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

A. Pizza.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Yellow, Low Spark, any Beach Boys song.

On Books and Writing

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. If it's fiction, it's Grisham. Other than him, it's any writer who can speak through their words without trying to hard to impress.

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. The Stand, pick your Grisham, Made to Stick, Dean and Me - a Love Story, and many more.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. No.

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Be true to your own particular style.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. "It's like you are sitting next to me talking."