December 7, 2013

Character Quickie: Richelle Quaid

20 quickie facts about Richelle Quaid: 

Birthday? July 20, 1873
Favorite color? Emerald green
Nickname? None I’ll respond to
Birthmark or scars? Scar across right knee
Siblings? Three older brothers
City of residence? Dry Creek, Montana
If you were a jelly bean flavor, what flavor would you be? Refreshing lemon
Occupation? Daughter of rancher
Hobbies? Attending suffrage lectures
Favorite song? “The Band Played On”
Name one item in your icebox right now. divinity
Your greatest fear? Living an uninspiring life
Most treasured possession? My copy of History of Woman’s Suffrage, Volume 1
Special talent? I’m an excellent bicyclist.
Cat or dog? Love kittens
Pet peeve? People who want me to act proper.
Unforgettable moment? Attending a lecture presented by Susan B. Anthony
Spicy or not? not
Favorite guilty pleasure? Reading adventure tales by James Fenimore Cooper
If you could ask your author one question, what would it be? Why did you place me in such a small town with none sympathetic to women’s suffrage? 

Richelle is the heroine of Wishes On A Star, included in Sweetwater Springs Christmas, a western historical anthology by 11 authors.  

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Jolene Navarro said...

I love the last question! Come on Linda you could have given her on friend that supported her. LOL ;)

Dr. Debra Holland said...

Lol! None sympathetic that Richelle had a chance to meet. :)

woolfcindy said...

Wonderful interview and I love the last question. LOL Just wait until Debra creates a character to sympathize with her.

Linda McLaughlin said...

I loved the last question, too! Richelle is such a great character. I really enjoyed the story.

E. Ayers said...

Richelle is like so many young people - filled with hopes and dreams and bright-eyed innocence. But it was women like her who changed history, one person at a time by showing it was acceptable for women to be more than just housewives.