If I quit having fun, then it's time for me to quit working.
Gay rights is just one of the social issues I'm interested in. I think that people might be less tense about it if we would all accept the fact that not everyone is wired the same way.
Silver, gold - I don't discriminate! I like sparkly things.
I believe if you write a great book, the chances are it'll get a great reception.
I'm a middle-class former housewife who goes to my daughter's softball games.
I don't write the kind of 'happily ever after' that romance readers enjoy.
Very few of my characters are totally heroic or totally villainous.
I've often wished when I started a book I knew what was going to happen. I talked to writers who write 80-page outlines, and I'm just in awe of that.
The Sookie Stackhouse novels were selling well before the TV show, but the TV show led to a lot more exposure and readers. And a lot went on to read my other work. It was a wonderful thing for my bank account.
Well, you know, writers just suck up new experiences - we're just like the vacuum cleaners of newness.