Interview with Karma WilsonOctober, 2009
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?
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?
SS: What trait is most noticeable about you?
KW: My laugh is commented on most.
SS: Who is your favorite fictional hero?
SS: Who is your favorite fictional villain?
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?
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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