- If you could be anywhere in the universe with the snap of your fingers, where would you go?
Oh, the universe is such a big place! And since I am potentially all but the fictional creation of a certain hack writer, I think it only fair to allow a bit of time travel with this question. I would go see history’s most interesting times: the Spanish Inquisition, the effort to enslave people in Africa and colonize the New World, even the reign of Ivan the Terrible. You see, being entirely and fully fictional, I happen to be a perfectly made up creature that feasts on and devours human greed. I’m not surprisingly called a greed-eater, which is a bit like a vampire, but better. And, oh, can you imagine what greed history has to offer! It would be so much fun too, seeking out the prettiest, greediest parties involved. Perhaps if my creator, that hack writer Piper I spoke of earlier, were a bit more capable, she’d make time travel a possibility. As things are, she has hardly managed anything outside of the contemporary, and I feel ever so stuck in her Fairview Chronicles.
- If you could pick a fictional dinner guest, who would you pick and why?
I want to say Hannibal Lecter, because he seems so downright cheery, but he is very much not my type. I suppose Sarah Connor would be interesting to talk to, but in all honesty, I would have to bid Holly Golightly to my table. Or my bed, I am flexible.
- Let’s say you get to make one change to reality as we know it, what would you change?
Oh, I know the answer to that one! I would pick a more biddable writer to write my stories. Ms. Piper, bless her heart, continues to be willful, for one thing, and in all honesty, she is a person who tries rather than one who achieves, which makes you wonder whether her parents are proud, poor dears. You had best curb your expectations as well. But yes, this time around, I’d pick someone who listens, someone who obeys. Mmh. That would be all kinds of wicked fun!