JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Greatest Poet Alive, author of Have a Thing for You
There is a moment when a man meets a woman. He knows she is the one. There is no one else. There will never be anyone else. It is just her. It is just you. Have a Thing for You is a collection of poems that form a collective ode to you. Why? I have a thing for you. There’s nothing you can do about it.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Have a Thing for You?
Greatest Poet Alive: I met an amazing woman and wanted to share forever.
JP: What sets Have a Thing for You apart from other books in the same genre?
GPA: Have a Thing for You is written as a romance novel but in poetic narrative. There’s a plot that has been well constructed combined with verbiage that is colorful.
JP: As an author, what are the keys to your success that led to Have a Thing for You getting out to the public?
GPA: The persona of GPA, aka the Gangster of Love, draws people in. They want to know what he is doing. So books do well because of his visibility. Also, they promote books, books of poetry especially well and more consistently.
JP: As an author, what is your writing process? How long did it take you to start and finish Have a Thing for You?
GPA: Inspiration. Speak it out. Then write. The Have a Thing for You Series was written over six weeks.
JP: What’s next for Greatest Poet Alive?
GPA: Finishing my second novel – A Cruel Summer.