Q: That's quite an old picture - do you still look like that?
A: For about ten minutes every day.
Q: Do you remember what you were saying?
A: Yes. I was saying, "Don't take my picture."
Q: What's the best thing about being a writer?
Q: Oh, I thought you'd say something about the readers.
A: Hearing from readers is great, but that's not why a writer
writes, or at least, it shouldn't be.
Q: What's the worst thing?
A: Honestly, I don't think there's a downside. You have to be
wired for the lifestyle, but it's a good life.
Q: What makes you happy?
A: Happy? I have better things to do.
Q: Than being happy?
A: Than thinking about it. I like to see butterflies - that doesn't
mean I feel the need to pin them to boards.
Q: What makes you angry?
A: Very little. I don't like bad manners.
Q: What couldn't you live without?
A: Oxygen. I'm sure we could adapt to the rest, even if it
meant the loss of wine, women and song, which would be
Q: I know you like to travel - where do you want to go next?
A: Not next, but Tokyo is high on the list.
Q: Where do you want to be in five years?
A: My publicist could probably tell you - she certainly knows
where I'll be for the next year. I'm not even sure where I'll
be next week.
Q: Finally, which question would you ask yourself.