Frequently Asked Questions

Where do your ideas come from? 

Books, obituaries, documentaries, my incredibly informed 97-year-old aunt.

 

Do your books ever get rejected?

They do. I shrug, sigh, sometimes there's a low growl, and then I head back over to my keyboard.

Would you like to illustrate your own books? 

No, here’s why...

 

 

 

 

 

What do you like to do when you’re not writing? 

Rewatch The Great British Baking show, chew Twizzlers, and work on crossword puzzles. Sometimes all at once.

 

Have you met the people you write about? 

No. Most aren’t living. Sometimes I speak with their relatives. 

What is your favorite word?

Kerfuffle

 

What is a typical day like for you?

WAKE UP

 

WRITE

 

FEED CATS

 

WRITE

 

REPLACE THE FOOD CATS HAVE TURNED THEIR NOSE UP AT WITH SOMETHING THEY MAY OR MAY NOT EAT

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