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5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… April Rencher, author of “Love Pain & Ecstasy”

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April Rencher, author of Love Pain & Ecstasy

The main character, Brooke, is juggling her social life and school, but she has the typical hormonal issues any young adult has. From there, she blossoms into a scavenger for intimacy, lust and love. She sometimes finds it, but she manages to get herself in compromising positions figuratively and literally. It deals with the disappointment, embarrassment, heartaches, laughter, joy and consequences of relationships and love in life. There is a light to the end of the tunnel.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Love Pain & Ecstasy?

April Rencher: I wanted to write novels that are real and raw on the feelings and actions of a beginning sexual connoisseur. Love Pain & Ecstasy is a coming-of-age erotic novel where young women can relate to right now or middle-aged women can reminiscence about when this happened to them. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… April Rencher, author of “Love Pain & Ecstasy”

5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… J. Brinkley, author of “Revenge: a novel”

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J. Brinkley, author of Revenge: a novel
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Baltimore College student Brooklyn Taylor finds herself falling in love with a classmate who loves the streets more than anything else. She begs Tyrell to change his lifestyle. The more she pleads, the more distant he becomes.

Brooklyn is elated when she discovers she is pregnant, but celebration soon turns into devastation when she finds out Tyrell is on his way to prison. Brooklyn begins to question her love for and her future with him. When she makes the decision to stand by him no matter what her friends and family think of him, she prays endlessly to God that he will change his ways.

Brooklyn gives birth to their daughter and has two jobs to earn money while Tyrell is serving time. Upon his release from prison, he learns about her new job and becomes abusive. A physical altercation lands Brooklyn in the hospital – internal wounds fuel a deep-seated resentment towards Tyrell. As she lies in the hospital bed getting health back, her deep emotional scars remain. All she can think of is sweet revenge…

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Revenge?

J. Brinkley: I started writing when I was fourteen. I use to write letters and poetry to express how I felt about life and people. I would let people read what I wrote, and they would be blown away by how articulate I was. As I grew older, I decided to write about my life story, Tears of Evidence, which was my very first published book. I enjoyed the feedback and decided to continue writing. I love the freedom to be able to create another world within a world. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… J. Brinkley, author of “Revenge: a novel”

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

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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”