Ten Awkward Questions with Nicole Flockton (Plus GIVEAWAY!)
Posted by Juliet Madison
In this segment, authors will be subjected to a list of awkward questions that may reveal more about themselves than they really wish to share, and they will receive a score on the ‘Braveometer’. If they choose to answer only five questions, they are a ‘Brave Author’, if they answer 6 to 9 questions they are a ‘Mega-Brave Author’, and if they answer all 10 questions they are an ‘Ultra-Brave Author’!
1. If only one of your books could have been / could be published, which one would you choose? (C’mon, I don’t want to hear ‘Oh, I love them all, there’s no way I could choose.’ Time to be ruthless, these are the Ten Awkward Questions after all!)
Bound by Her Ring it was my first and you ALWAYS remember your first 😉 LOL
2. Okay, now which one of your children/family members would you… nah, just kidding! Which of the following words most accurately describes your best personality trait (you must pick only one!):
Punctual. Good listener. Neat. Graceful. Generous. Cheerful.
Umm definitely not Neat if you look at my house and desk at present. But I’m always cheerful.
3. Which of the following words most accurately describes your worst most challenging personality trait (even if you’re perfect, you must pick one):
Always late. Blabbermouth. Slob. Complete klutz. Scrooge. Grumpy pants.
Oh that’s easy, in light of how I started off answering the above – I’m a slob and I own it. LOL
4. Have you ever had a romantic crush on one of your characters? Who and why?
I think when I’m writing the book I have a little crush on all of them. They’ve all got unique little quirks which I sigh over. Like Andrew, he’s a paramedic and he saves lives, you can’t help but swoon over a guy who does everything he can to help people.
5. When writing an important scene, do you act it out to allow you to better describe what’s happening?
Nope, can’t say I do 🙂
6. Do you talk to yourself when writing or coming up with plot ideas?
Sometimes, but I talk more to myself when I’m doing my paid work than writing. I usually can’t get a word in edgeways with the characters chatting amongst themselves.
7. Who would be ideal to play YOU in a movie of your life?
Someone beautiful LOL. But they’ll also have to be short, cause I’m short so maybe Emma Stone.
8. If you could be any book character for one day, who would you be and why?
Oh that’s tough because I like all my girls. So I can’t be all of them then I’ll be Dawn. The reason is she’s been through a lot but she’s learning to live again. So seeing joy in the simple things again would be nice. Rediscovering all the good things about the world.
9. You’re about to be left on a deserted island for a year, and while your basic food and water needs will be met, you can only bring one extra thing from the following. Which would you choose?
a) A pen and notepad that never runs out
b) An unlimited supply of books
c) An unlimited supply of chocolate, coffee, or alcohol (your choice)
d) A gorgeous man/woman depending on your preference
Wow that’s a tough one. I’d have to go for unlimited books. I think I’d be able to use charcoal from the fire to write down ideas on pieces of bark from the trees.
10. If you had the attention of the whole world for two minutes what would you say?
I would say, let go of the past and the pain. You can’t change the past but you can learn from it. Don’t make the same mistakes over. Learn and move on and live life to the fullest. Embrace the ones you love because in the blink of an eye it could be all taken away from you. Don’t regret what you do. Own it. Enjoy living.
Thanks for taking part, Nicole. You have been awarded Ultra-Brave author status on the braveometer!
>>GIVEAWAY! To enter to win an ebook copy of RESCUING DAWN, comment below and answer the following question: What would you take on a deserted island?
Competition is open worldwide and winner will be drawn on Wed 3rd July. Good luck!
He helps save lives, now he wants to save hers.
Dawn Granger has loved and lost and it’s a road she’s not prepared to travel again, that is until her past turns up and has her questioning her resolve.
Andrew Holmes has sailed the globe numerous times, when he almost loses his life, he decides he needs to give something back so he returns home and trains as a paramedic. When he runs into his former sweetheart he is surprised to find an attraction he thought dead come to life. When he sees the sadness in Dawn he knows he will do anything to make her smile again.
Dawn tries to resist Andrew but their past pulls at her in ways she thought long dead. Can she trust a man who’s run out on her once before? Can she risk putting her heart on the line again? Or will it all be taken from her again.
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