I asked people on Facebook to ask random questions for me to answer. Q&As behind the cut. :)
which of the old races is the most like your personality? I don’t think any of the Old Races are much like me in personality. Margrit, though, is probably more like me than most of my characters, although it’s Joanne who ’sounds’ like me.
Is there a book after the Pretenders Crown? I sure hope so. I’m writing a fantasy duology for Del Rey right now, but as soon as that’s done I’ll be pitching the rest of the Inheritors’ Cycle books to them.
Is Joanna going to hook up with the captain?? You’ll have to keep reading to find out. :)
If you had to choose a theme song for each of your main characters, what would they be? (oh, god, I’m really bad at this kind of question.) Um. Let’s see. I might give Belinda “Ballroom Blitz”. :) Joanne would have some kind of classic rock, probably. Maybe “Summer of 69″. Margrit…oi. Um. Y’know, I kinda want to say the Imperial Death March, based on her not letting go once she’s decided to do something…
If you only had 1 day to be awake what day would it be? Wow, how very shades of DAYWORLD. :) Whatever day the revolution was being held!
If you had to choose, which would you rather be? Vampire or Werewolf? I’ve really never cared for werewolves, but traditional vampires are so limited with the no sunlight thing I might say werewolf anyway.
What’s the one song you think everyone should hear and why? Music questions are hard. Maybe Tommy Sands’ “1999″, which is a song about the futility of the Troubles in Ireland and how many years and lives were wasted. He wrote it in the 80s, and its final line had been (something to the effect of) “Why couldn’t we learn our lesson back in 1989?”, but by the time I heard it in the 90s he’d had to add another verse, and it ended with “back in 1999?” I’m very glad to think he may never have to add another verse, but it’s a beautiful, sad song that reflects the senselessness of ongoing war everywhere.
If you weren’t an author, what would you be? Almost certainly an actor.
If you could be Rogue for one day what would you do? Fly until I fell out of the *sky* (I said, assuming the classic Rogue/Carol Danvers powers)!
If you could change one thing about your favorite story (that you’ve ever read), what would it be? …actually, I wouldn’t change anything about my favorite story.
If you were a vampire, would you live in a northern latitude where you could be out for 6 months of the year and then either have to leave or hole up underground (and if so, which)? I would totally spend my time commuting between Barrow and Cape Horn (since I kind of figure a vampire would have a hard time getting taken on as an over-winter researcher on Antarctica…).
(x-posted from the essential kit)