author Sue Tabashnik looking directly at the camer and an image of her book Patsy Swayze

Why is writing important to you and why do you think it's an important medium for the world? Writing is a creative outlet for me. I think writing can show humanity and goodness in the world.

What are your tried and tested remedies to cure writer's block? I think of the reason I am writing the book. I work out and that gives me energy to write.

What is your favorite time to write? Night.

What's the best piece of writing advice you've ever received and would like to impart to other writers? I was told that I can make a difference in people's lives.

What excites you most about being a writer in today's age? Writing is unexplored territory.

Sue Tabashnik's Patsy Swayze: Every Day, A Chance to Dance is out now with Passion Spirit Dreams Press.