Why do you like writing?
: I use it as an outlet.
When did you start writing and why?
: I started as a child to deal with life.
How long have you been writing?
: 50 years.
What is the best book you have ever read?
: Tom Sawyer. It makes me remember my childhood in Missouri as a child.
Who is your favorite author?
: Mark Twain
What is the best story you have ever written?
: A journal I used to keep. It helped me get well.
What is some advice you would give new writers?
: Keep writing.Don't worry about criticism. Please yourself.