My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Written on the cover of my journal: "I go to seek a Great Perhaps." - François Rabelais (via John Green)
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. 1. Genuineness (it grates on my last nerve when people act fake.) 2. Kindness, especially to kids 3. A good sense of humor
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. 1. "Hero," by Regina Spektor 2. "Paint It Black," by the Rolling Stones 3. "The Dress Looks Nice on You," by Sufjan Stevens 4. "Little Lion Man," by Mumford & Sons 5. "Shake It Out," by Florence + the Machine -- You can check iTunes for confirmation. (I've played the first one 655 times in the past 3 years.)
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I love to explore. I love seeing new places. I'll take a walk without any particular destination and discover where wandering takes me. Runner's up: reading, baking (especially scones), knitting, skiing
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Meg Murray from A WRINKLE IN TIME