Kara Martin | 13 Mar 2023

Kara Martin - The Acorn Press Big and Little Q & A

What faith book has been influential for you?

A Wrinkle in Time and the Narnia Series

What is your go-to piece of Scripture?

James 4:8a 'Draw near to God and he will draw near to you.'

Apart from Jesus, obviously, which person in the Bible would you most like to have dinner with?

Lydia: a businesswoman who planted the church in Philippi with Paul

What is your favourite meal?

Any meal surrounded by loved ones

When are you happiest?

Knowing I’m aligned with God’s purposes

What words or phrases do you most over-use?


Where can you see God’s hand in your creative process of writing?

When it impacts on a reader

What is your favourite writing procrastination activity?

Eating chocolate

What spiritual practice do you find the most helpful?

The Examen

Which spiritual practice do you find the most difficult?


What is your favourite animal, and why?

Whales. They are wild and free and capture human imagination

If you were a plant, which one would you be?

Dead. I’m hopeless with plants

Which book character would you most like to be?

Jo from Little Women

Which Old Testament prophet do you most relate to?

Huldah. She’s a woman

If you had to witness to one of the events recorded in the Bible, which one would it be?

The Transfiguration

What is your favourite worship song?

Oceans (boring but true); followed by Rock of Ages and Be Thou My Vision

What is your favourite song (there is no shame here, you are among friends)?

One by U2

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