I want to be Teresa Nielsen Hayden when I grow up.
Wolverine's a line editor. He sits on an old sofa with his feet up, smoking a cigar, periodically scribbling notes in the margin like "Don't think so, bub; it was green two chapters back," or "The safety's on the other side on that model."
—in a comment thread at her weblog, Making Light
(I like her dream a couple comments up, too.)