1. Darlene, what is life like as an award-winning novelist and screenwriter? Actually, Brian, my work is what has won the awards. My life is very ordinary. I'm a mother, grandmother and great-grand. Married to the world's best kisser for going on 57 years, come April. Not the sort of thing people want to hear, but factual, nevertheless. I spend much of my time, if not most of it, at my computer. I’ve got two novels, a synopsis for a third, a non-fiction book, two films and three blogs I’m working on. I have a morbid fear of being bored to death.
So my stuff, my golden thread is about the unconquerability of the human spirit--and about honor. It’s always what I'm writing about, even if it’s inside a green-skinned alien medical officer. After all, what does “human” truly mean? Earthling?---or ensouled?
Don’t do that.