JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Hugh O. Smith, author of Green Eyes and Good Hair
(Trois Coccinelles Publishing)
Tony is young good-looking and successful, the ultimate ladies’ man. Everything about him, from his clothes to his apartment, is designed to be a trap for the women who catch his eye. Tony has no immediate plans except to advance his career and continue with his playboy ways. Then one day he meets Olivia, a beautiful plus-size executive, and he sees a way he can do both.
Olivia is new in town, but not certainly not new to the ways of the player. She knows that no man can treat her the way she deserves so she doesn’t even try to find one. As far as she’s concerned, life is just fine without an encumbrance like a boyfriend or husband.
When she meets Tony, she sees him for exactly what he is, a playboy looking for a good time. She’s wise to his playboy ways but still, she wouldn’t mind spending a little time with him.
Tony and Olivia get together, each with their own agenda. Then, against all odds, something happens that changes them both…
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “Green Eyes and Good Hair”?
Hugh O. Smith: I have friends that remind me of both the male and female main characters, and I wondered what would happen if they got together. Also, I wanted to write about what happens when we get to that stage where we stop fooling ourselves about needing someone in our lives. It’s tough to open ourselves up to love and all the potential hurt and heartbreak that can bring. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Hugh O. Smith, author of Green Eyes and Good Hair