Author Revealed

About Obert Skye

Q. Favorite job

A. Candy taster

Q. High school and/or college

A. In Europe

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Ben Folds

Q. Favorite movie

A. Bugsy Malone

Q. Favorite television show

A. Arrested Development

Revealing Questions

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

A. Each day is the beginning of a mystery.

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Some food might be poisonous-be careful.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I am not a big fan of tight spaces. Being buried alive would be just about as horrible as possible.

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

A. Standing beneath the oldest tree in Foo.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Leif Ericson

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Ben Folds

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Umm. A-ha. You've got the wrong person.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not having more time. I want to do more.

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

A. The ability to throw my voice.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I'm way too humble, plus I am a horrible golfer.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm humble.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I would be a huge tree with the ability to move.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Archie Goodwin

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Count Olaf

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I'd like to spend the afternoon with Thomas Edison. I think inventing is like a grown up form of Legos. He was a brilliant inventor.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Bad customer service.

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

A. Teaching or public speaking.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. A professional reader or food critic.

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

A. Sense of humor, kindness and loyalty.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Zingers

On Books and Writing

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. Nero Wolfe mysteries

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

A. Is all that stuff in your head?