1. Favourite book:
Keri Hulme's The Bone People is an all-time favourite. My favourite recent book is probably Geoff Ryman's Air. Favourite not necessarily adult books: anything by either Diana Wynne Jones (I'm currently reading her latest, The House of Many Ways) and Robin McKinley (I loved Dragonhaven).
2. Favourite movie:
King of Hearts is an all-time favourite. My favourite recent movie is Once.
3. Favourite TV show:
Right now, Battlestar Galactica; Doctor Who is an all-time favourite.
4. Favourite band
Veda Hille, Veda Hille, Veda Hille
5. Favourite season:
Spring (sun and wind and rain and stuff blooming all at once!)
6. Favourite animal:
7. Favourite cartoon character:
The gnomes in a weird European cartoon I saw once when I was about 8 and never saw again.
8. Favourite superhero:
Period Queen, a hand-drawn comic a friend gave me and I haven't a clue where it came from. Period Queen eats potato chips by the handful and rides a flying tampon, and you'd damn well better not get in her way!
9. Favourite color:
Teal. Yes, I know it's now out of fashion. I love greens and blues, and so mixing them, well, I love it.
10. Favourite food:
All-time: Any of the chocolate cakes from Simply Desserts in the Fremont area of Seattle. Right now: cherries.
1. I drive:
Depending on the day, I drive a 1990 Honda Civic Wagon or a 2003 Mazda Protege 5.
2. I'd rather drive:
A Bugatti Royale
3. Five guests at my fantasy dinner:
Chaucer, Shakespeare, Sappho, Angela Carter, and Veda Hille.
4. Behind my back, people say I'm:
5. I'm happiest when:
6. My best asset:
Physical: my hair. Non-physical: I sometimes have good ideas out of nowhere--one of my professors said I was like a salmon suddenly leaping out of the water.
7. My ideal vacation:
The west coast of either Scotland or the Pacific Northwest
Spiders, gorillas, clowns, and claustro-.
9. I regret:
Not getting more work done years ago.
10. Nobody knows I:
Am a pantheist.