A. bookmobile driver/service provider, waitress, library assistant, computer lab supervisor and bellydancer.
A. Instructing and performing bellydance.
A. I went to high school at DuPont Manual/Youth Performing Arts School. For College, I attended UofL and, for my masters, I graduated from Spalding University's MFA in Writing program.
A. My favorite band is My Chemical Romance. I also a big fan of Muse and I love the scores and music of Danny Elfman.
A. It's a toss up between Edward Scissorhands and The Nightmare Before Christmas.
A. I love supernatural investigation shows like Ghost Hunters and Paranormal State.
A. Coffee, good company and a cool autumn day.
A. Heights. Usually airplanes are okay, though.
A. Little Italy in Baltimore, enjoying some decadent delicacies with my closest friends.
A. Edgar Allan Poe. Who else?
A. Tim Burton and J.K. Rowling
A. "Maaagical!" "I know, right?" and "I'll have a non-fat mocha, please."
A. Not investing in an espresso machine.
A. Being able to speed read. Or, if I can use magic, being able to read any book just by touching the cover.
A. So far, it has been writing my first novel.
A. I am sometimes too hard on myself.
A. My wicked good sense of humor.
A. a pegusus unicorn.
A. My hair. It's huge. Blessing and a curse...
A. Severus Snape
A. Captain Hook
A. It goes without saying that I would love to meet Edgar Poe. I would like to tell him how much the world loves his work and how, through his writing, he spawned the genre of mystery fiction. I'd also like to thank him for the inspiration. Then I'd probably barrage him with all sorts of questions and, if it didn't seem like too sensitive a subject, I'd ask him what happened on the night he was found delirious in Baltimore.
A. When people perform Poe's work with a British accent. It's a little petty, but Poe was a Southern gentleman!
A. Teaching and performing bellydance.
A. Writing! Though it would also be cool to be a ghost hunter.
A. Sense of humor, ability to laugh at oneself and honesty.
A. This is How I Dissapear by My Chemical Romance, Poor Jack from The Nightmare Before Christmas, Micro Cuts by Muse, El Fenoun by Dr. Sammy Farag and Emily Not, Not Gone by Cemetery Sighs
A. Susan Kay, Robin McKinley, Libba Bray, J.K. Rowling, Joyce McDonald, L.A. Meyer, Stephen King, Charlotte Bronte, William Shakespere, and, of course, Edgar Allan Poe.
A. Phantom by Susan Kay, Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux, Beauty by Robin McKinley, The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynn Reid Banks, and The Magicians Nephew by C.S. Lewis.
A. Yes. Beauty by Robin McKinley.
A. Write something you would love to have read.