If there’s a better way to welcome a new member to your team than to subject them to a Proust Questionnaire, we haven’t found it. We’re thrilled to introduce The Rights Factory’s new Film and Television Agent, Karmen Wells!
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Swimming with sharks.
What is your greatest fear?
Orca Whales, but I’m working on it.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
My lack of enthusiasm for incredibly long books.
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
What is your current state of mind?
...I don’t know how to answer this without a Schitt's Creek gif.
On what occasion do you lie?
When asked my age, but mostly out of habit. Growing up with a birthday in December, I would tell people I was a year older than I was so it would be the same as my peers, and it’s just stuck over the years. I often have to think about how old I actually am...
Which living person do you most despise?
There are too many to choose from...
What is the quality you most like in a man?
What is the quality you most like in a woman?
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
All movie quotes.
When and where were you happiest?
Solo travelling and overexerting myself hiking up cliffs in Ireland.
Which talent would you most like to have?
Freediving for 5+ minutes
Where would you most like to live?
Under the sea.
What is your most marked characteristic?
They say I’m unconventional.
What do you most value in your friends?
Goofiness and thoughtfulness
Who are your favourite writers?
Oh god... Clive Barker, Ania Ahlborn, Stephen Graham Jones, Steven Hall, Hailey Piper, Kealan Patrick Burke, Cynthia Pelayo, Nick Cutter, Douglas Adams, Josh Malerman, Cherie Dimaline, okay I’ll stop now...
Who is your favourite hero of fiction?
Marvin the Paranoid Android
Which historical figure do you most identify with?
Does Lilith count?
What is your greatest regret? All the classic novels I’m missing out on because of their sheer length.
Follow Karmen on Twitter at @KarmenEdits.