Author Revealed

About Elizabeth Schoonmaker

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 12/15

Q. Previous occupations

A. Waitress, office help, soda fountain jerk, garbage line attendant, professor, teacher

Q. Favorite job

A. Artist/Writer

Q. High school and/or college

A. Mount Markham Central School, Nazareth College, Munson Wiilliams Proctor Institute School of Art,University at Albany

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. A few favorites...Tchaikovsky, Eric Clapton, Eddie Vedder

Q. Favorite movie

A. The Kings Speech

Q. Favorite television show

A. The Antiques Roadshow

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. Family, Art, Laughter, Sharing, Wonderful, Natural, Exercise, Tea,

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be spontaneous!

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Tea, family and friends, snow, skiing, spring, gardens, flowers, summer,bees, honey, biking, apples,color, drawing painting, building elephants... back to tea..

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Snakes

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. My studio

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Hold on

Q. What do you regret most?

A. no regrets, well maybe one, it's a secret.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. A great singing voice

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. My family.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. My nerves

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. My love of giving.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. George by James Marshall...I love George and Martha, too xo

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. The Wicked Witch of the West!

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Thank you, Vincent VanGogh

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. The saying, "you know"

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Gardening

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Back up singer

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, natural and kindness

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Chocolate

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Falling Slowly, Let it Be, Mad World, Little Darling,,,,,ah, too many to list!