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24 January 2004 @ 10:41 pm
interview questions  
Interview questions from mnemozine

1) Outside of Alaska, where do you think you would want to settle down and live?

Ireland, either in the west where my family is, or in the southwest around Kilkelly, which is just a gorgeous area. Vancouver might be cool, too, and if I were rich enough I'd have a place in San Francisco.

2) What's the best thing someone has said about your writing?

There's a sculpture in central Washington, Wild Horse Monument, which is simply breathtaking. It makes me want to cry. I told someone once that I wanted to be able to write like that, so that it would fill people so full of emotion that they could hardly breathe. He told me I already had.

Second best thing: Angles being called nearly perfect by a Tor editor. :)

3) What's the worst? "You're one of those writers who comes up with brilliant plots, aren't you? And then you drop cardboard characters in."

4) If you were given the opportunity to live in a book for one year - What book/world would you live in? What would occupation would you choose?

...I have to choose *one*? Um. *embarrassed look* ElfQuest as a Wolfrider would probably be my first choice. X-Men as one of the X-Men would be my second.

Heinlein's TIME ENOUGH FOR LOVE, though, would probably be my first real-book choice. As for occupation, I donno. Could I be Dora's driver? :)

5) If you had to give away a million dollars to win a million dollars - to whom would you give it to and why?

I'd give it to Childreach, because you have to start saving the world somewhere.



THE RULES
1 - Leave a comment, saying you want to be interviewed.
2 - I will respond; I'll ask you five questions.
3 - You'll update your journal with my five questions, and your five answers.
4 - You'll include this explanation.
5 - You'll ask other people five questions when they want to be interviewed
 
 
 
rfrancis on January 25th, 2004 01:36 am (UTC)
Ah ha ha, this gives me an opportunity to ask to be interviewed, and I've already done #4-5!

-R
kitmizkit on January 26th, 2004 12:12 pm (UTC)
Sneaky Random! Sneaky sneaky!

1. Are you still preaching? Why or why not?
2. Speaking of writing, what's up with *you* and writing?
3. If you had a theme song, what would it be? Why?
4. Is there a musical instrument you don't play that you'd like to be able to? What is it, and why that one?
5. What one time or place would you like to visit above all others? Why?
Mary Annepers1stence on January 25th, 2004 05:23 am (UTC)
I remember that plane crash....Homer High was pretty quiet and shell-shocked too...Not quite to the same degree, but lots of people knew people on that flight....
mnemozine on January 25th, 2004 08:40 am (UTC)
To ?#3 - Owie.

Tag. You're it.
kitmizkit on January 26th, 2004 12:29 pm (UTC)
Yah, #3 was a bit of a slap in the face. :)

1. It's the end of the world as we know it. What one thing would you like most to do/see/visit/whatever before we all die a fiery death?

2. Red pill or blue pill? Why?

3. What are your goals as a writer?

4. Name three people who've influenced your life dramatically and tell me why.

5. If money was no object, what would you do with the rest of your life?
mnemozine on January 26th, 2004 01:20 pm (UTC)
Answers to your questions can be found here!

Tricky tricky... and long answers!