I was actually tagged to do this by three people, Kellyn from “Reveries”, kbl from “KBLSewing”, and Aurora from “Incomparable”. Thanks you guys! But that means I have 33 questions to answer at the end…that’ll be fun.
11 Facts About Me (no, I’m not doing 33 of these)
- I love the smell of yeast. (Random, I know, but it was the first thing that came to the top of my head.)
- I have alopecia areata.
- My favorite color is turquoise.
- My favorite season is autumn.
- I’ve finished 5 novels, but haven’t revised any of them. (I’m planning on it, though!)
- I’m a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (a.k.a. a Mormon)
- I took piano lessons for 7+ years.
- My favorite number is 23.
- I get claustrophobic sometimes. Usually in cars or tents or in really small spaces.
- My favorite tree is either the willow or the aspen.
- I love orange juice–I think I could drink it all day long…
The 33 Questions…
Questions from Kellyn:
If you were to choose one place in the world to vacation, where would that be? What would you do there?
Hmm…I don’t know. Somewhere new and exotic, out of the country. Probably somewhere in Europe. And while I was there, I would go sightseeing and eat lots of yummy new foods.
Say you’re trapped in one of your favorite books as the main character. What would you do differently than what he/she did?
One of my favorite books…but there’s too many choices! I would say something by Brandon Sanderson, but most of his books have multiple main characters…I’ll go with Dragon Slippers for this one. What would I do differently? I’d ride the dragons way more often. I’ve always wanted to ride a dragon.
What’s your least favorite thing about your favorite book?
I’m going to go with the Stormlight Archives series for this one, by Brandon Sanderson. My least favorite thing is that the next book isn’t coming out until 2017. Agh!
If you had a choice between being trapped in a frozen wasteland or a barren desert, what would you choose?
Frozen wasteland, definitely. I’d much rather die of cold than of heat.
If you were able to take three books with you on vacation, what three would those be? (And, no, you can’t just bring your Kindle….)
I’d bring my Book of Mormon (one of our religious texts), and then I’d bring The Way of Kings and Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson, since those are both over 1000 pages long and should last me until the end of vacation. 🙂
If you had a time machine, where (and when!) would be the first place you went?
If I couldn’t affect anything, I’d love to go to the past and just observe what it was like (and I’d also really like to meet Jesus Christ) but if I would affect things, I’d probably go to the future and just see what it’s like. Then I could write really realistic sci-fi books, hehe!
What’s your motto?
I don’t know…I don’t think I have one specific motto that I follow or I feel is just meant for me. Also, my mind is blanking on mottos.
What would you hate to see someone throw away?
Interesting question…probably something that I would be willing to take, like chocolate or cookies or books or something.
Say you take up a new hobby (something you’ve never tried before). What would that be?
Something I’ve never tried before? Well, I think it’d be cool to learn to paint professionally, but I’ve tried painting before. Ooh, it would be cool to learn how to weave cloth by hand…I could make rugs and tapestries and it sounds like fun.
To be or not to be? That is the question!
What’s the #1 item on your bucket list?
To (when I get older) get married and become a mother.
Questions from kbl:
Least favorite food?
Mushrooms. Or squash. But I really don’t like mushrooms…they just kind of creep me out with how they look. They just look wrong.
Most bearable/favorite core subject in school?
English. Because I love to read and write.
Favorite day of the week? (Not Saturday or Sunday)
Hm. I like Fridays, but I also like Tuesdays and Wednesdays too. And Thursdays. I guess any day except for Mondays…
Favorite flavor of ice cream?
But there’s so many choices! I like peppermint sometimes, and strawberry, and cookies and cream and mint chocolate chip, and, well, most ice cream, because ice cream is delicious.
Coke or pepsi? 😉
Neither…? I’ve actually never tried either of them.
Lord of the Rings! I love that movie.
Book of choice to live in?
Hmmm…I don’t know. I’d love to live somewhere with magic and nice dragons, but not somewhere where I’d get hurt, but I’m pretty sure that anywhere I’d go would have threats and dangers. So…something with a really cool magic system that I could use. And with dragons. Uhh…I don’t know what book that would be. Maybe I’d go in Dragon Slippers even though there’s not much of that magic in it, but the dragons are awesome.
Favorite and least favorite character in said book?
In Dragon Slippers, my favorite character is Creel, the main character. She’s awesome. And my least favorite character…that one girl whose name I can’t remember that SPOILERSPOILER betrays her.
Christmas! I love the Christmas season.
Favorite type of shoe?
Uh…flip flops. Honestly, I’d rather not wear shoes at all. Can I answer barefoot?
Questions from Aurora:
What would you do if you were stuck in a small pitch-black room, with no doors or windows, and you were only surrounded by walls?
Cry. And get claustrophobic. And try to find a way out. And pray for help. And if no help came, I’d pass the time by talking to myself or telling stories in my head or singing songs.
If you could choose to change a part in your favourite book which part would you change, and what would you change it to instead?
I have no idea. Most of my favorite books are so awesomely written that even though I don’t like some of the things that happen to the characters, I probably wouldn’t actually change them, because the conflict is what makes the books so amazing.
You are given a choice to choose between a sword and a bow and arrows. Which would you choose?
To fight with, or just to have? If it was just to have, I’d way rather have a sword. I’d want a really cool looking one too, with a spiky/really serrated blade that generally is just super awesome to look at. To fight with…I don’t know. I feel like a bow and arrows would be less dangerous, so I might choose that, but I’d love to learn how to fight with a sword. So I’d probably go with the sword either way.
What was your scariest dream/nightmare?
Out of all of them, the scariest are probably the ones where someone in my family dies. I don’t like those ones at all.
What is your dream job?
Being a stay-at-home mom and an author! That’s what I want to do when I grow up, and hopefully it’ll work out.
What are your thoughts… on apple pie?
It is delicious and probably my favorite kind of pie there is. Yummm. *mouth waters at the thought of apple pie*
What is your favourite subject?
In school? English, Choir, or Creative Writing. I like all of those.
If you had to choose between turning all water into blood or turning all food into stars, which would you choose?
All food into stars because it would make the sky look pretty as I died…
Are you on NaNoWriMo?
Yup! I’m bookishgirl on the YWP and bookishgirl23 on nanowrimo.org/Camp NaNo.
What is your favourite book?
Probably any of Brandon Sanderson’s books. He’s an amazing fantasy author, and I really need to write a blog post on him sometime because his books are so fantastical.
Which of these questions did you enjoy the most?
Out of these eleven, I really liked the sword and arrows one, since I like fantasy-ish stuff. Out of all thirty-three…I don’t know, I can’t decide. There were too many good ones that I enjoyed answering.
- Use the Infinity Dreams Award picture
- Thank the blogger who tagged you
- Tell us 11 facts about yourself
- Answer the 11 questions
- Tag 11 bloggers
I’m pretty sure every blogging person that I know has already been tagged, so…if you haven’t read Brandon Sanderson, you’re tagged. And you should also go read some of his books.
Questions for Tagged People
- What is your favorite hobby?
- Out of all household chores, which is your favorite/the least tedious to do?
- What is your favorite meal to eat?
- If you could only say ten words throughout your life, what would they be? (You could say them over and over again, but you could only use those ten.)
- What book are you reading right now/the most recent book you’ve read?
- What is your favorite kind of fruit?
- What is your favorite picture book from your childhood?
- Do you prefer orange juice or apple juice?
- Do you speak any languages other than English? If so, what are they?
- What is your favorite song or artist?
- What is your favorite type of cookies?
Have fun! 😀