Interview with Meghan Mccarthy

October, 2009
Meghan Mccarthy

Quick Start


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?

MM: myself

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?

MM: pizza

SS: What are your 5 favorite songs?

MM: picking favorite anything is impossible, especially music


General Questions


SS: What is your birthdate?

MM: 11/11

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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