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About Kristen-Paige Madonia

Q. Previous occupations

A. I've worked as a nanny, a jeweler, a receptionist, a Kindergarten assistant, bookstore clerk, substitute teacher, wine pourer at a vineyard, freelance editor, and intern at a film and literary agency in Beverly Hills.

Q. Favorite job

A. Writing, always writing of course.

Q. High school and/or college

A. I went to high school in Martinsville, VA, and I received my BA from James Madison University

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. It depends on my mood and what kind of writing I'm working on, but favorites tend to include Grateful Dead, Iron & Wine, The Civil Wars, Avett Brothers, Railroad Earth, Blind Pilot, and Neil Young.

Q. Favorite movie

A. Also too hard to pick just one, but Wonder Boys, Garden State, Almost Famous, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind fall at the top of my list.

Revealing Questions

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

A. Writer, wanderer, concert-junkie, foodie, reader, and wife.

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Dreams are best pursued.

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