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5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Sarah Gordon Weathersby, author of “Adventures in Blackface: and other shorts”

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Sarah Gordon Weathersby, author of Adventures in Blackface: and other shorts
(Sarah Weathersby Publisher)

Adventures in Blackface is a short story, and one of a selection of “shorts” retrieved from the cutting room floor. The short story centers on a black college freshman, Ruth, one of six black students in an otherwise white university in the 1960’s. Ruth faces the challenge of the romantic advances of a white male student and the racism of white faculty.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Adventures in Blackface: and other shorts?

Sarah Gordon Weathersby: I was inspired by the movie Selma released in 2014, as well as my personal experiences as a college freshman in a time and place when people didn’t talk about race and often excluded black students from mainstream activities. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Sarah Gordon Weathersby, author of “Adventures in Blackface: and other shorts”

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… J. Asmara, author of “When It Raynes: An Erotic Suspense Trilogy”

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J. Asmara, author of When It Raynes: An Erotic Suspense Trilogy
(EP Publishing)

Rayne Smith had it all, handsome husband, beautiful children, successful career, and tons of material items. Along with those things Rayne also had secrets that she fought to keep hidden. Throughout this action-packed series, Rayne learned that skeletons didn’t always remain in the closet, and karma always came with a vengeance.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write When It Raynes: An Erotic Suspense Trilogy?

J. Asmara: The inspiration to write When It Raynes came from a conversation I had with an ex-boyfriend. He challenged me to write a story for him, and I came up with a scene that is in When It Raynes. He loved it and asked for more of the story. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… J. Asmara, author of “When It Raynes: An Erotic Suspense Trilogy”

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… John Murray McKay, author of “The N Days: Book 1”

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John Murray McKay, author of The N Days: Book 1
(Nightchaser Ink)

In a world gone terribly wrong, where the monsters of our deepest nightmares have come alive, one girl is on a journey to find Sanctuary in America. These are the N Days. Welcome to the story of Samantha Worthington Day. On the run from a demon horde that tore through the dreamscape and destroyed everything she ever loved. She is looking for Sanctuary in America, a place of safety and hope where humanity can start rebuilding their shattered world. Follow her journey across the United States with real GPS coordinates and experience the locations with her. She has a long way to go, and her amazing destiny is yet to be revealed.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write The N Days: Book 1?

John Murray McKay: From the TV show Once Upon a Time. I saw a specific scene that stuck with me. I played around with the idea, and before I knew it, I had my first book and series in hand. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… John Murray McKay, author of “The N Days: Book 1”