Q. Who is Tiffany Mandrake?
A. That would be me, author of the Little Horrors series.
Q. What's your real name?
A. Tiffany Mandrake.
Q. Who named you that?
A. I did.
A. 'cos I liked it. Tiffany means lots of things, mostly swish and pretty. Mandrake is a nice sinister plant. It yells when you dig it up. It also puts me in the middle of the alphabet. I like that.
Q. How old are you?
A. Permanently 37.
Q. Are you married?
A. I doubt it. It's not that no man would have me, but I'd have no man.
Q. Do you have a cat?
A. Yes. Her name is Speedwell, and she's a sphinx cat.
Q. What colour is your hair?
Q. Where do you live?
A. In a creepy cosy cottage in the grounds of Hags' Abademy.
Q. Do you have a web page?
A. I'm about to move into an annex. That is, I plan to freeload on a distant relative's page. I haven't told her yet.