Victoria Janssen Interviews Herself

I thought it would be fun to interview myself, using the questions from Inside the Actors Studio.

1. What is your favorite word?


2. What is your least favorite word?


3. What turns you on?

Beautiful voices and kindness and intelligence.

4. What turns you off?

Arrogance, especially when there’s no real strength behind it.

5. What sound or noise do you love?

Renaissance polyphony, sung by a few clear voices.

6. What sound or noise do you hate?

The crinkling of chip bags in a quiet room.

7. What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?

Writing as a full-time profession.

8. What profession would you not want to participate in?

Corporate…well, anything, really.

9. What is your favorite curse word?


10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?

“The choir’s rehearsing over there, and they need another alto.”

About Victoria Janssen

Victoria Janssen [she, her] currently writes cozy space opera for Kalikoi. The novella series A Place of Refuge begins with Finding Refuge: Telepathic warrior Talia Avi, genius engineer Miki Boudreaux, and augmented soldier Faigin Balfour fought the fascist Federated Colonies for ten years, following the charismatic dissenter Jon Churchill. Then Jon disappeared, Talia was thought dead, and Miki and Faigin struggled to take Jon’s place and stay alive. When the FC is unexpectedly upended, Talia is reunited with her friends and they are given sanctuary on the enigmatic planet Refuge. The trio of former guerillas strive to recover from lifetimes of trauma, build new lives on a planet with endless horizons, and forge tender new connections with each other.
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