Describe a toy you remember from your childhood.
I was obsessed with G.I. Joes. Had at least 20 and played with them for hours on end.
On a scale of 1 to 10 (with 10 being highest) how observant are you?
If I set my mind to it, I'm a strong 9. After all, I was a journalist for 25 years. But I can get lazy and fall to a 6 or so, if I'm not careful.
Where would you rather be at this very moment?
I would rather be on an expensive cruise in the Caribbean with just my wife -- while my kids remained at home with a dependable babysitter.
When was the last time you learned something new?
I learn something new every time I write, which is every day.
Fill in the blank: I have ____________ but I haven’t ____________.
I have a bright future as a novelist, but I haven't made it yet.