- Do all authors have to be grammar Nazis?
I have seen the greatest authors or publishers make mistakes in their novels that has been looked over and over. Try your best to perfect your grammar. Things happen
- How often do you write?
Good question, a lot of the times I find myself looking for paper to write down what comes to my mind and that is very often throughout the week.
- Any tips you would like to share to overcome it?
You have to say and know you are an overcomer. Push through the hard times, persevere through your obstacles, make a stand, and let nothing stop you believing in your writing.
- Do you read much and if so who are your favorite authors?
Sometimes I read so much I have to force myself to stop. My favorite authors are Kathryn Kuhlman, Smith Wigglesworth, Derek Prince, and Frank Hammond.
- Does a bad review affect your writing?
A bad review doesn’t affect me, it makes me examine myself and see if something needs to be corrected and push more harder, stay focused and it keeps me focused.
- What did you want to become when you were a kid?
I wanted to become a race car driver, it always fascinated me. I also wanted to be a truck driver driving across country.
- Who are your books mostly dedicated to?
My books are dedicated to Jesus Christ because if it wasn’t for him I wouldn’t be writing.
- Who is the most supportive of your writing in your family?
My cousin Chandra has always been supportive of me, always helped me, encouraged me, and believed in me.
- Do you have a daily habit of writing?
Whether if it is a sentence or paragraph it is a habit weekly
- Do you enjoy book signings?
I absolutely love book signings. I have done a couple and I love meeting people.
- What is your view on co-authoring books; have you done any?
I think co-authoring is good if you really know the person you are working with. I have not done any before but I am currently working on an upcoming book co-authoring with someone.
- Are you satisfied with your success?
I am satisfied if I had to stop where I’m at. There’s so much in me to push further.
- Is writing book series more challenging?
I actually wrote a book that is a series. It is very challenging for me to do the second book, it feels like I’m stuck.
- How did it feel when your first book got published?
It was amazing. I was so happy it was a dream that came true. If you would have said I would have become an author when I was a little girl, I wouldn’t believe it.
- Was there a time you were unable to write, At All?
In 2010, I was diagnosed with a chronic illness and I couldn’t write. The book was in me but because I was determined no matter what, I picked up my left hand and forced my right hand to pick up a pen that kept dropping out of my hand and scribbling on the paper to write my story.
- Are you working on something new at the moment?
I am currently working on a couple of projects that I am excited about.
- Fiction or non-fiction? Which is easier?
Non-fiction is easier for me to write of real events that happened in my life, so I can to help someone else.
- How big a part does music play in creating your “zone”?
Music plays a big part. I am able to focus, flow, and write
- Which book is the one you keep going back to again and again?
It Could Happen to You “A Testimony of Overcoming a Chronic Illness”
- How long do you take to write a book?
It depends, I have a book that I have been working on for 7 years now. Sometimes one day, a week, or a month, no set time.