Interview with Karma Wilson

October, 2009
Karma Wilson

Quick Start


SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

KW: Family, country, reading, writing, seeking, finding, laughing, learning

SS: What is your motto or maxim?

KW: "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." --C.S. Lewis


What Readers want to know...


SS: How would you describe perfect happiness?

KW: Hot coffee, good book or good company, and knowing my family is safe.

SS: What’s your greatest fear?

KW: My children getting hurt/killed.

SS: If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

KW: Home.

SS: What do you regret most?

KW: God knows. :)

SS: If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

KW: Illustrating books.

SS: What is your greatest achievement?

KW: My children.

SS: What’s your greatest flaw?

KW: My temper.

SS: If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

KW: Myself.

SS: What trait is most noticeable about you?

KW: My laugh is commented on most.

SS: Who is your favorite fictional hero?

KW: Aslan

SS: Who is your favorite fictional villain?

KW: Golem

SS: If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

KW: C.S. Lewis. I would just say, "Your words made childhood bearable."

SS: What is your biggest pet peeve?

KW: Books that talk down to children.

SS: What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

KW: Taking photographs.

SS: What’s your fantasy profession?

KW: Being a children's author...oh wait!

SS: What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

KW: Humor, kindness, forgivness

SS: If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

KW: Sandwiches

SS: Which living person do you most admire?

KW: I can't choose just one. I admire traits in many.

SS: What are your most overused words or phrases?

KW: Awesome. Can you say "child of the eighties"?

SS: What’s your best quality?

KW: Humor? Isn't this something others should answer?

SS: What are your 5 favorite songs?

KW: I'd Like to Visit the Moon, Amazing Grace, How to Save a Life, Carry on My Wayward Son, Thanksgiving (George Winston), and Love Song

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