JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Author Syretta Walker, author of Upgrade You
(Mahogney Ink Publication)
A love triangle between Ross, Anabella and Baldwin. She tells her tales as she journey through an urban fiction contest. She wrestles with her heart about which man she will choose in the end?
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Upgrade You?
Author Syretta Walker: My inspiration to write this comes from my best friend and my boyfriend.
JP: What sets Upgrade You apart from other books in the same genre?
SW: I wrote the book while I was going through schizophrenia before being diagnosed with the disease. I was hearing voices and characters in my head.
JP: As an author, what are the keys to your success that led to Upgrade You getting out to the public?
SW: Word-of-mouth and attending seminars to get recognized as upcoming, serious author.
JP: As an author, what is your writing process? How long did it take you to start and finish Upgrade Yoyu?
SAW: It took me a month and a half. My writing process was eating a great deal amount of candy, many sodas and lots of cigarettes.
JP: What’s next for Author Syretta Walker?
SW: Chocolate Rose 2 is available on Kindle and Behind The Chastity Belt would be published through Charlie Angels Publications and will be available later in 2011.