Author Revealed

Revealing Questions

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

A. Adventurous and exotic - a West Virginian in Tasmania

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. On the beach in Tasmania with my family - blue sea, wide beaches and quiet!

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Being trapped.

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

A. Here is good! Just home from two months travelling....

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Boudicca (Queen of the Iceni)

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My husband - he is very wise!

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. I give very detailed explanations... (yawn)

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not having more my teens and 20s I was rather serious.

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

A. Really good, powerful singing

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. By what scale? Difficulty, status value, innate worth...?

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I am expert at complaining!

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I try to help people see and realise their potential.

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

A. Some days...a peaceful creek running though the forest, refreshing passers-by. Other days, Galantria (from Lord of the Rings) - AFTER she takes the ring, I'm afraid.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Intensity/ passion

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Calvin (from Calvin and Hobbes)

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Calvin (from Calvin and Hobbes)

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

A. Boudicca - "What went wrong??!!!"

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who tell other people what to do.

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

A. I enjoy teaching (university students), public speaking, and being outside.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Something that involves glamour and jetsetting!

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

A. Kindness, intelligence, expressiveness

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

A. Pizza

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. It depends - whatever makes me stop and listen!