I'm a mother of 4 one deceased son ,a grandmother of 4 beautiful grandchildren. I love to read in my spare time.
2. When did you first consider yourself a writer?
I never considered my self a writer, I just write whatever comes to mind. Sometimes it just comes to me most of the time when i'm sleeping. I keep a notebook by my bed and when I wake up I have written something down and believe me it is scary at times.
3. What inspired you to write your first book?
My first book which is a poetry book called "Essence Of Me'' I was sitting in my room crying my eyes out I could hear my ''MOM" say write something from your heart which was my very first poem called "Beautiful Angel''
4. What books have influenced your life most?
Malcolm X and Martin Luther King "I Have A Dream''
5. If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?
Tonya Barber every time I wanted to give up she wouldn't let me. I remember her telling me never give up on your dream of becoming a writer it may be hard but you can do it.
6. Describe your writing in three words.
Unique, Inspiring, Motivating
7. What do you like to do when you’re not writing?
Right now I go to school, reading and writing.
8. Where do you get your ideas for your books?
9. What new author has grasped your interest?
Fabiola Joesph I would love to write a book with her.
10. If you couldn’t be an author, what would your ideal career be?
A Nurse I like taking care of people.
11. What was your favorite chapter to write and why?
Chapter 2 of Skye's Dilemma Skye was so happy her mom was finally getting herself together.
12. Why do you feel you had to tell this story?
I see so many abusive relationships and I don't understand why woman stay with men who abuse them. On a daily basis whether its physical, mental or verbal "ABUSE IS ABUSE"
13. Can you tell us about your upcoming book?
"Whose Creeping In The Dark"
The police were called after he found his twin
sister had been attacked in their apartment.
While there mom was somewhere getting drunk
she was never home to look after us. After my pops
got locked up she took to drinking her life away
sleeping with my dads right hand man.
14. How do you think self-publishing has opened or closed doors for creative people?
I think it has opened a lot of doors for a self-published author it's a new standard and the potential to get our work out there in the literary world.
15. Do you have any advice for aspiring authors?
Never give up on your dreams I have learned that hard work and determination is the key. My Publisher/Promoter Papaya Wagstaff wouldn't let me quit so keep striving for what you want it will work out I believe.