Author Revealed

About Rebecca Chace

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 2/25

Q. Previous occupations

A. Trapeze artist

Q. Favorite job

A. bringing up my daughters

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. long list: BIllie Holiday is at the top.

Q. Favorite movie

A. Casablanca

Q. Favorite television show

A. The Twilight Zone

Revealing Questions

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

A. Unexpected turns in the road, love and adventure

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. perseverance furthers

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. I admire the great French writer, Colette--for both her writing and the way she lived her life

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Hard to say: I do have a huge crush on Michelle Obama, but who doesn't?

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

A. I would like to be a great tenor sax player.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Bringing up two beautiful daughters (still a work in progress)

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. impatience!

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. probably that I laugh easily, and am hardly ever bored

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

A. Maybe THE tenor sax played by Lester Young

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Impossible to choose, there are so, so many. Most of my heroes are fictional

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Richard III, (though he is historical as well, but in Shakespeare's version who can resist him?)

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

A. I would like to meet Anton Chekov and spend a weekend with him.  Maybe we would talk about writing, maybe we wouldn't. But he would be great company and I would love to go the theatre with him and watch one of his plays performed by the Moscow Art Theatre.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Kute Spelling

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

A. Walking, eating, reading, being with my friends and family--guess I can't choose one . . .

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. musician

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

A. warmth, humor, intelligence

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

A. that's easy: chocolate and raspberries

On Books and Writing

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. Great Expectations