Georgette Mayberry, author of It Could Happen To You ” A Testimony of Overcoming a Chronic Illness”

 

 

  1. 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

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. Do you have a daily habit of writing?

Whether if it is a sentence or paragraph it is a habit weekly

  1. Do you enjoy book signings?

I absolutely love book signings. I have done a couple and I love meeting people.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. Are you working on something new at the moment?

I am currently working on a couple of projects that I am excited about.

  1. 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.

  1. How big a part does music play in creating your “zone”?

Music plays a big part. I am able to focus, flow, and write

  1. 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”

  1. 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.