Talking to Komieda
Most nikoli.com puzzle authors are male, Ms. Komieda whom you will meet here is a woman. Ms. Komieda has been very active to supply us with quite a few kinds of puzzles. She is married, the mother of two daughters, one in college and one in high school, and she also works in an office.
NobHave you been interested in puzzles since you were a kid?
NobDid you solve it by yourself?
NobWhen did you start making pencil puzzles?
NobI guess you like making things?
NobYour way of writing the novel sounds like it would work with puzzles too.
NobRight, I get it. Then what do you aim for in your puzzles?
NobWhat exactly is it you pay attention to?
NobIs that why you make many easy puzzles?
NobSo what is a puzzle to puzzle author Komieda?
NobNow the last question, anything that you want to tell people solving puzzles?
Interviewed May 2007 Published on Nov 5, 2007