Writing is a solitary occupation.
So far it's 43 books in 25 years.
Television is a young person's medium.
Anyone who claims to have an entirely clear conscience is almost certainly a bore.
It's fun. I sit down every day and tell stories. Some folk would kill to get that chance.
I volunteered for this life, wanted it and am not going to bitch about it now that I've got it.
Agents will read unpublished work because they might make money, and that's their job. It isn't mine.
Book tours and research provide a lot of travel - too much, I sometimes think, but we do take vacations.
Of course some days are easier than others, but my worst day is better than being in most humdrum occupations.
I'll happily mentor anyone who wants mentoring, and most of that goes on by internet rather than face to face.