Showing posts from November, 2014

Interview with Imani Writes

Can you believe it?  We have a new author with us this afternoon.  You might have seen the cover of her book around the internet.  The book has been promoted quite heavily.  There is a buzz going on and now we have the author her to tell us a bit about herself, her book and her writing style.  Let's welcome, Imani Writes.

I always ask everyone to spell their names so one misspells or mispronounces anyone's name.

1. How do you spell your name?
Imani Writes  
2. Tell me about your book. Shug’ah is a book about a young woman who is telling the readers about her life. She begins at the age of 15, when she is is raped. At 16, a juvenile detention center becomes her home. At 21, she finds her place in an all-man crew of hired killers. Just when she feels all is lost, her past shows up. Can happiness finally be within her reach or is it much too late?
3. What inspired you to write? As a child I had an unhappy childhood and I would read everything I could get my hands on.  I would become so …

Interview with Teresa D. Patterson

Well, we have the author of varies Urban Fiction novels in the hot seat with us this afternoon.  Let's chat with Teresa D. Patterson and get to know her a bit.  Shall we?

1.How do you spell your name? T-E-R-E-S-A, P-A-T-T-E-R-S-O-N

2.How old are you?45 Do you care if I put your age in the article? No.
3.Where do you live?  St. Petersburg, FL. Do you care if I put your hometown in the article? No.

4.Tell me about your book. The Real Hood Wives of St. Pete. is set in the city of St. Petersburg, FL. It’s about three single mothers who live in the housing projects. Each woman is there for a different reason. It tells of their struggles of dealing with issues single mothers have to face on a daily basis.

5.  What inspired you to write? I was inspired to write by my mother who writes poetry and by my fifth grade spelling teacher.

6.What is your writing process? I don’t really have a writing process. I just write. I tried to stick to a writing schedule but it didn’t work for me. How long does i…

Interview with Michael Tavon

Our interview this morning is with Michael Tavon.  We are going to find out a little about Michael and the his latest book, "Garage Band: The Legend of Dookie Harris.

1.  Where do you live?  
Saint Petersburg, Florida
2.   Tell me about your book.
It's a comedic novel about failure and dejection. Kevin 'Dookie' Harris who was once projected to be crone famous is now a baby father of 5 kids,a stork  clerk, a raging alcoholic  who vicariously lives out his dream by singing karaoke at the age of 38. Kevin and his former band reunite to give their rock-star hopes another chance
3.   What inspired you to write?
The average American, most Americans are miserable blue collar workers who gave up on their dreams and that's who Dookie Harris is.4.   What is your writing process?  How long does it take you to write a book?

 I don't have a set process I just write whenever the creative motor is running. For "Garage Band" it took me 3 months the write it, it took anothe…