Do You Know Frosty Like I Know Frosty

While I honor and respect all the national and religious celebrations during this month, my holiday is Christmas. It’s been a bit difficult getting in the mood for all the pandemic and political and problems we face these days. So I thought I’d have a little Christmas fun. Today, Frosty the Snowman answers some questions from the personality test I use in character reveals. So, do you know Frosty like I know Frosty? Frosty’s Life Jack Rollins and Steve Nelson wrote the song “Frosty the Snowman” in 1950. Written to capitalize on the success of Gene Autry’s “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” it never reached that level of success. But the story persisted. Frosty lives on in the song, a Little Golden Book, Dell Comics, several animation television shows, and in a parade in Armonk, New York. Frosty’s Q&A 1. Who is your role model? What’s a role model? Is it something you eat? Snowmen don’t eat. 2. Who knows you the best? Why the children, of course. Especially Karen. 3. What would your friends say about you? That I’m a jolly, happy soul. Though their parents often say I’m a fairytale. 4. What is the question people ask you most […]

What Reader Holly Wants

Reader Questionnaire: What Reader Holly Wants (With a tip of the hat to the Inside the Actor’s Studio)     First Name: Holly Age: 43 Occupation: writer, editor, printing/publishing account manager What occupation (other than yours) would you like to try? milliner  What sound or noise do you love? rain What sound or noise do you hate? mouth noises What is your favorite word? le bon mot, whatever that may be in a given moment. Fiction or Nonfiction? Mostly nonfiction these days. Once I got fiction sufficiently deconstructed to where I could write it, it kind of lost its appeal. Genre? What’s that? Ebook, audio book, or physical book? Physical, always. For fiction I like paperbacks because they’re light and compact and I don’t have to worry about tearing them up. But for research/nonfiction books I like hardbacks because I want them to last. I will sometimes read short fiction or articles digitally but I find I don’t retain the content well. What makes you choose a book to read? For fiction, the voice of the prose. I choose nonfic based on subject matter, but a more readable title is preferable over a dry flavorless title on the same subject. No […]

What Reader Cindy Wants

Reader Questionnaire: What Reader Cindy Wants (With a tip of the hat to the Inside the Actor’s Studio) First Name: Cindy Gender: Female Age Range:  61+ Occupation: Teacher/Reading Specialist (retired from full time; have tutoring business) What occupation (other than yours) would you like to try?  Vet tech – something where I could work with animals What sound or noise do you love?  The sound of a Native American flute across the canyons in Arizona What sound or noise do you hate?  Voices filled with hatred, people yelling at each other What is your favorite word?  Jesus Fiction or Nonfiction? I like and read both…If I have to choose, I might lean toward fiction. Genre? Historical fiction. (for nonfiction, spiritual writing) Ebook, audio book, or physical book?  Physical book! What makes you choose a book to read? Author? Cover? Blurb? I consider all of these. I’m a reading teacher with pre-reading skills. Lol. (Again, if forced to choose, I’d go with blurb.) What makes you put down a book?  graphic violence, glorification of what I believe to be lack of morality What are you reading now? The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Do you re-read books? If it’s been a […]