Interview with Meghan MccarthyOctober, 2009
SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
MM: crazy, fun, funny, sad, creative, busy, productive
SS: What is your motto or maxim?
MM: work hard, play hard
What Readers want to know...
SS: How would you describe perfect happiness?
MM: Being content.
SS: What’s your greatest fear?
MM: being sick
SS: If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
MM: in a fashionable, grand loft which I would own and would contain a basketball hoop used to release pent up energy
SS: What are your most overused words or phrases?
MM: probably "um..." but I'm not sure
SS: If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
MM: being a better performer... and being able to fix cars
SS: What is your greatest achievement?
MM: publishing a book
SS: What’s your greatest flaw?
MM: I don't trust people
SS: If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
SS: What trait is most noticeable about you?
MM: I'm taller than a lot of females
SS: Who is your favorite fictional villain?
MM: Sylar from Heros
SS: What is your biggest pet peeve?
MM: people who complain about things but don't do anything to change them
SS: What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
MM: writing music
SS: What’s your fantasy profession?
MM: FBI agent
SS: What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
MM: sense of humor, intelligence, drive
SS: If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
SS: What are your 5 favorite songs?
MM: picking favorite anything is impossible, especially music
SS: What is your birthdate?
SS: What were your previous occupations?
MM: babysitter, head chef, camp counselor, sign maker, mail deliverer, pizza deliverer, teacher assistant, cashier, bookseller, inventory counter, gallery attendant, and others
SS: What was/is your favorite job?
MM: author/illustrator... and pizza delivery
SS: Where did you go to high school and/or college?
MM: Rhode Island School of Design
SS: Name of your favorite composer or music artist?
MM: too many to name
SS: What is your favorite movie?
MM: lots of ones from the 70s
SS: What is your favorite television show?
MM: Battlestar Galactica, Big Love, Heros, Rome, Friday Night Lights
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