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5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Tony Thompson, author of “A Sense of Place”

JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Tony Thompson, author of A Sense of Place

A sense of place/belonging is what we all long and yearn for. Here is a story of my quest through philosophy, religion and psychology to find answers to life’s big questions.

I spent the first 14 years of my life in an orphanage. I went home to live with my estranged mother and hostile stepfather in South London.

From an early age to that quest of learning myself, where I am from and where I am going. Regardless of our upbringing, we all have those burning questions within us to know who are we.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write A Sense of Place?

TT: The inspiration to write A Sense of Place came from a deep, burning desire to find a sense of place, belonging, and purpose in my life. I started to write down my thoughts, feelings, and emotions about four years ago. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Tony Thompson, author of “A Sense of Place”

JoeyPinkney.com Book Review – “Groomed” by Jerome L. Whitehead

JoeyPinkney.com Book Review
“Groomed”
by Jerome L. Whitehead
5 of 5 Stars

“Groomed” is a cautionary tale for adults who endured childhood molestation. Author Jerome L. Whitehead takes an intimate look at his life from childhood to middle age. The author shares his journey from confusion to clarity. He also describes the psychological damage he suffered at the hands of grownups. Continue reading JoeyPinkney.com Book Review – “Groomed” by Jerome L. Whitehead

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Gypsy eyes… W. C. Filmore, author of “Gypsy Eyes… Gypsy Blood”

JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
W. C. Filmore, author of Gypsy Eyes… Gypsy Blood
(Esquire Publications)

Laura Kendall, a two-time Olympic archery gold medalist, plies her archery skills for the Maxwell Traveling Gypsy Circus, even with all of the strangeness that comes along with such a traveling show. Laura and her son, Jason, have enjoyed their three years among the gypsies, but the itch of international competition beckons Laura.

When the circus sets up the tents at the sleepy coastal town of Fort Myers, FL, an animal attack grabs the attention of Karen Walker, Animal Control Officer for the Lee County Sheriff’s Department. After investigating the close-knit gypsies, Karen’s suspicions fall on the side-show freak Jimmy the Dog-Boy and his mysterious uncle, Russ.

With a hurricane barreling down on Fort Myers, Laura and Karen must pull together to stop a dormant evil from destroying everything. To make matters even more complication, Laura and Karen are at odds over the affections of Deputy Arron Todd.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Gypsy Eyes… Gypsy Blood?

W. C. Filmore: I have always been into the arts in one manner or another since I was little. I had the same multimedia diet that most young men had: movies, sci-fi novels, graphic comic books and a whole lot of music. Except, I always acted out on my pop culture desires and tried with blind abandonment to make my own. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Gypsy eyes… W. C. Filmore, author of “Gypsy Eyes… Gypsy Blood”