Interview with Elizabeth ScottDecember, 2009
SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
ES: Lucky. Very, very lucky
SS: What is your motto or maxim?
ES: Life is too short to not follow your heart.
Questions About Books and Writing
SS: Who are your favorite authors?
ES: Too many to list!
SS: What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
ES: Only five??? I can't pick just five.
SS: Is there a book you love to reread?
ES: There are many books I've read over and over (and over!) again.
SS: Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
SS: What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
ES: I get a lot of requests for sequels, and I always say that I've learned to never say never...
SS: What were your previous occupations?
ES: I've done a little bit of everything--I've worked in a hardware store, I've sold pantyhose, I even spent three days at a dot.com where my only task was to burn CDs. (You can guess how exciting *that* job was!)
SS: What was/is your favorite job?
What Readers want to know...
SS: How would you describe perfect happiness?
ES: Spending the day with my husband, a dog, and a good book. It simply doesn't get better than that!
SS: What’s your greatest fear?
ES: Squirrels. (You laugh, but it's true!)
SS: If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
ES: Wales. Or Ireland. Although I have to say, right now I'm pretty happy where I am.
SS: With whom in history do you most identify?
ES: Mata Hari. Just kidding! I actually have no idea.
SS: If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
ES: Time travel. Imagine the possibilities!
SS: What’s your greatest flaw?
SS: What’s your best quality?
SS: What trait is most noticeable about you?
ES: My crazy hair
SS: What is your biggest pet peeve?
ES: Toilet paper hung the wrong way. (Yes, for real!)
SS: What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
SS: What’s your fantasy profession?
ES: Being paid to read.
SS: What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
ES: a true soul, a sense of humor, and the ability to love fully
SS: If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
SS: What do you regret most?
ES: That I can't eat chocolate!
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