Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I am a quiet person and friendly to most, and like helping people that need assistance. In addition, I have written a sum total of 16 books with an aim to write 20 books in all.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My latest book is “ZOMBIE,” which I am proud to have the chance to write. Actually, the poor conditions we are living under in this country helped to inspire me to write ZOMBIE, such as having a president that doesn’t give a damn about what people think about him regardless of what he does. The riot at the capitol was the breaking point not to mention how his actions helped influence law inforcement to out-and-out kill innocent black people and persons of color with them getting off without a scratch and not serving a day in jail. The George Floyd incident was different because a large amount of white people woke up and decided what Officer Chauvin did was way out of line while the president didn’t say anything about the officers actions. Furthermore, he actually wanted the military to be brought in to fight against Black Lives Matter demostrators who were peaceful throughout. There is not enough room here for me to state all the wrong he did here and aboard, and then boldly told the white women in the suburbs that he saved them from the blacks destroying their neighborhoods. It became clear to me his actions were actions of a mad man all the while as the bigoted republicans said nothing accept that the president was a member of the their party. My God, the man’s wreckless deeds killed thousands of innocents while the world watched in disbelief. Never before did this nation have a president that did not give a damn who cared. That’s why I coined him to be a ZOMBIE, a monster of all monsters like Robert E. Lee, Hitler, Stalin, Alexander the Great, who had his General to burn down the temples in Egypt that held all the knowledge accumulated over centuries, that resulted in prominent white men stating that what Alaxander did set the world back centuries and the world would have been more advanced. Check it out if you doubt what I claim. Yes, from the looks of things guys like the president comes around about every 50 years or so, not to mention his devoted followers who are also the equivalent of a monster, a real live ZOMBIE far more dangerous than the kind seen in movies. Hopefully, enough people will wake up and do something about the ZOMBIES on our streets, and everywhere. You can bet your bottom dollar, it has gotten so bad they are even in the Senate. Can’t you see the simularity to a ZOMBIE. If you don’t, you’re just kidding yourself and fooling everyone that believe in you. I say to the world “WAKE UP” the ZOMBIES have arrived more now than ever.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
There are many times I write from early morning through the night into the wee hours close to the break of day, sitting in the same spot. So much so, that when I finish, I can barely walk my legs badly cramped. After sleeping a bit, I get up fix breakfast and get back to writing until I can barely walk. Sometimes I repeat it for a month or so until I am drained. It’s then I realized I must get some rest for a day or too. Odd? I think so.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
James Balwin and the great Tennesse Williams, “Another Country” and “The Old Man and The Sea,” respectfully.
What are you working on now?
Actually, I am far too busy promoting “ZOMBIE” but I did start a story called “Chain of Fools,” a sum total of 50 pages or so, about a 7 foot 4 giant of a young fellow running drugs for mobsters for four different gangs. But, I set it aside until I am satisfied with promoting my latest book “ZOMBIE.” Believe me, I can’t wait to return to it. Who knows, I may do another Zombie book or a book about my life which is full of twists and turns that some readers may find intersting.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Actually, there are quite a few. Two of them are https://booktrib.com/flash/ —-and https://allauthor.com/submit-your-book/
Do you have any advice for new authors?
I say no matter how difficult it may be, I say stick to it learning all about craft and how to improve it. And lay out a plan of how to promote and market your soon to be book. Check out literary terms and how to use them and use powerful verbs and an editing software such as Grammarly.com. Whether you are visiting the doctor’s or dentist pay attention how pelpe talk and jot down their expressions and when the TV is on, Joy Reid, especially on the Reidout, jot down their expressions this you can use to make your writing more clearer. Another thing is try to get into your main characters head, such as the protagonist and the antagonist. You would be amazed how you can control what they say and act. Basically, there are many approaches to making your writing more effective.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Live can be a bowl of cherries if you make an effort.
What are you reading now?
Nothing at this time. I spend all my time promoting my new book.
What’s next for you as a writer?
As I stated, maybe another book is on the horizon.
What is your favorite book of all time?
“Red Rum Murders”
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