Author Revealed

About Kresley Cole

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 12/29

Q. Previous occupations

A. College English Instructor, coach, boat driver, realtor, and a dozen more!

Q. Favorite job

A. Being a writer, but there are some close seconds.

Q. High school and/or college

A. Went to Alabama for my B.A. and Florida for my M.A.

Q. Favorite movie

A. I will watch Aliens, The Piano, and The Orphanage any time they come on.

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. Mostly unexciting, sometimes exhilarating, occasionally hazardous, usually humorous.

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Go big or go home.

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

A. I've wanted to return to Australia since the day I last visited!

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My mom.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Singing.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Getting published and sustaining a writing career. This gig is tough!

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Perfectionism--it is not a writer's friend!

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Perseverance.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I really like to laugh.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Stoker's Count Dracula

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Going boating, and staying off land for days. Actually, I'm still writing then!

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Investigator of Paranormal Phenomena

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, sense of humor, loyalty.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Changes daily...

On Books and Writing

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Have a gut check at the beginning of this endeavor--if you're certain this is what you want to do, then don't dabble, just jump in with both feet.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. Why can't you write faster? (which I love)