Author Revealed

About Karen Hunter

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 4/24

Q. Previous occupations

A. Journalist/Columnist, New York Daily News

Q. High school and/or college

A. Marylawn of the Oranges/Drew University

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder

Q. Favorite movie

A. The Color Purple

Q. Favorite television show

A. About five shows on HBO and Showtime (and The Walking Dead)

Revealing Questions

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

A. Inspired

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. I won't fight over crumbs, I'll simply make another pie.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Accomplishing my goals and being at peace with myself.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I don't have any fears.

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

A. RIght where I am. Content.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Nannie Helen Burroughs

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Marva Collins

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. No such thing as an overused word :-).

Q. What do you regret most?

A. No regrets

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

A. Play the piano

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. I haven't accomplished it yet.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Desire to take on everything I see.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I want the best for everyone around me. I want to see everyone realize his or her dreams and I'm willing to help them do it.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. No desire to be anything or any person other than me.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Intensity

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Charlie Baltimore from The Long Kiss Goodnight

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Magneto from X-Men

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

A. Jesus (I know, cliche). But I have so many questions, starting with : "How do you respond to people who don't believe you are the Messiah?"

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Dishonesty

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

A. Teaching

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I'm living it.

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

A. Honesty/Integrity, Compassion/Humanity and Faith

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

A. Pancakes

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "As" by Stevie Wonder, "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele, "Whenever You're Around" by Jill Scott, "I Get So Lonely" by Janet Jackson, and about 30 songs by Michael Jackson

On Books and Writing

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. Toni MorrisonGeorge R.R. MartinBebe Moore CampbellTananarive DueStephen King

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. THE BIBLE by GodThink and Grow Rich by Napoleon HillThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerThe Girl w/the Dragon Tattoo (series) by Stieg LarssonHarry Potter (series) by JK Rowlings

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. Think and Grow Rich and the Bible

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Keep writing and don't quit.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?