Questions to get to know each other.
1. I wish I had enough money to
start my own literary house of agents, editors, lawyers, and publishing and promotions.
2. If you had to enter a competition for the “Most Uselessly Unique Talent,” what would your talent be?
I have some talents that aren’t especially popular among the masses, but they aren’t unique. Mostly woodland survivor stuff.
3. When it might hurt their feelings, how do you feel about telling your friends the truth?
I try to mix my bluntness with side compliments.
4. Peanut or plain?
Peanut. What are we talking about?
5. Is there someone you would like to take your place in life for one day? Who and why?
I’m gonna pass on the one-sided Freaky Friday, thanks.
6. Who was your favorite teacher and why?
My favorite teacher was one of the elders who encouraged me to learn by questioning.
7. What do you think is the ugliest thing or event on Earth?
The inability of people to understand, respect, and uphold consent is ugly, hideous, revolting… and attaches to thousands of terrible events.
8. What is your least favorite of your personality traits or quirks?
9. I wish I could see ________ because _________.
I love the beauty of outer space
10. Tell us your favorite children’s story.
You probably wouldn’t know it. It’s lore from my parents.
11. Explain how to play your favorite game.
First, you create a character. Then you figure out how you’ll get your character to take over the world.
12. What do you keep in the trunk of your car?
The usual junk.
13. Tell us about your favorite way to get lost in a simple activity — running, chopping vegetables, folding laundry, whatever. What’s it like when you’re in “the zone”?
Keep my mind on writing a story, on my characters playing things out in my head.
14. What’s your dream tourist destination — either a place you’ve been and loved, or a place you’d love to visit? What about it speaks to you?
My bucket list includes having dinner at Armando al Pantheon in Rome.
I had a few good days while kidnapped when we were in Rome. Learned a lot there. Had good food. It’s somewhere I’d like to visit again.
15. What parts of nature do you like best?
All of nature. The beauty, the joy, the pureness, the harmony, the way it always goes on.
16. What kind of program do you enjoy most on TV–detective shows, comedies, game shows–and why?
Action or educational.
17. Do you know any professional athletes?
I know an Olympic archer.
18. What will the next must-have technological innovation be? Jetpacks? Hoverboards? Wind-powered calculators?
Mental-health type “social media.” But it won’t come to a handful of countries like Syria, North Korea, America, etc.
19. Have you ever been the victim of a crime?
Oh, wait, do the authorities have to care for it to have been a crime? What if it’s only illegal if you’re considered a human with rights?
Okay, I’ve been the victim of several incidents that, if I were a different human being, would have been illegal crimes and plastered all over the news. But I’m a Native American, so the law wasn’t written to protect me but to eradicate me.
20. What if you woke up tomorrow with the ability to understand animals. What do you think you’d hear from them?
The ones who are aware of the current state of things are probably unhappy. Others are probably just going about their lives. I’d enjoy that ability.
21.What is something that makes you melancholy?
“Having difficulties fitting into the norms of society because you’re not one of them.”
“You carry scars of everything you’ve seen.”
Quote from Host Bev Sykes of sundaystealing.blogspot.com and the blog “Funny the World”.
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