001. Leave me a comment saying, "Interview me."
002. I will respond by asking you five questions of a very intimate and creepily personal nature. Or not so creepy/personal.
003. You WILL update your LJ with the answers to the questions.
004. You will include this explanation and an offer to interview someone else in the post.
005. When others comment asking to be interviewed, you will ask them five questions.
1. If you could invite three famous people to dinner, who would they be? Would you want any of your family to come too? Or would you want them to yourself?
Oh, does it have to be three? Really, if I could have famous people to dinner, I’d want an intimate dinner with Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie. There are other famous people I’d like to meet, for sure, but I really want to get a chance to see their chemistry together, with a minimum of other distractions about (which also means no family – sorry, mom!). And of course I’d feed them aphrodisiacs and serve copious amounts of alcohol, then disappear into the kitchen to “clean up dinner” or “fix dessert” and then peek back in to see what had transpired… ;)
2. Holiday spots: Hawaii, Toronto, Paris, Copenhaagen, or Sydney? Why?
Hmm, tough choice between Toronto and Paris. I know nothing about Copenhaagen, sorry. And I must admit that Australia doesn’t appeal that much as a vacation spot, for some reason – I’m not even sure why. Maybe because Australia seems kind of rugged and outdoorsy, which is SO not me. I’ve been to Hawaii because I have family there, but I’m not much of a tropical surf ‘n’ sun kind of person, so that wouldn’t be my choice at all. I’ve been to Paris once and I loved it – I definitely want to go back at some point. And I’ve never been to Toronto but really want to. My husband and I spent our honeymoon driving through western Canada, but I really want to visit other parts of Canada, especially Nova Scotia. It’s supposed to be just beautiful. So I suppose I’d say Toronto and eastern Canada first, with Paris a close second.
3. Do you feel like writing J/W fics has changed your life in any way? How?
Absolutely yes. Two main ways, not necessarily in this order. Number one, I actually feel like a writer for the first time in my entire life. I’ve never, ever enjoyed creative writing before, and I’ve never been any good at it. Being a writer is a constant source of joy and wonder to me, and something I never thought I would have. Number two, I have met so many lovely people through this fandom that I otherwise would never have gotten to know, and that I now can’t imagine how I got along without. Both of these changes have been amazing and wonderful and unexpected, and I am so grateful for that.
4. If you won a largish but not life changing amount of money, do you think the first thing you bought would be a present for someone or something for you?
Ooh, it depends on what the amount of money is. I definitely would get gifts for my family and friends, but the size of the gifts depends on the amount I won (e.g. maybe cars for everyone I know, or maybe just iPods). I really want to buy a house, so if it were enough for a down payment, that’d probably be where the majority of it went.
5. What book have you read the most times and what do you love about it?
My favorite book on earth is Watership Down and I’ve read it countless times. I love the language, the descriptions of nature, the detailed imagining of the rabbit society (including mythology, language, culture), the characters are compelling, the plot is gripping – and then there’s something indefinable about it that just moves me. I can’t place my finger on it, but I find it deeply affecting. So much love for that book.
Come on my lovely f-list peeps, you know you want to do it! And I want to know more about you all anyway, so I'd love to interview you. Yes, YOU. :)