JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Rasheed Clark, author of Stories I Wouldn’t Tell Nobody But God
(March Third Imprints)
Stories I Wouldn’t Tell Nobody But God is an emotionally-charged story about four friends: Sista, Brian, Day and Nikki and the roller coaster ride that they call their lives.
Sista, who will lose the only man that she has ever truly loved, allows her weight to determine her self-worth.
Brian, who learns the hard way that a good woman isn’t hard to find, he just has to be man enough to keep her.
Day, who must learn to accept himself for who he is.
Nikki, whose perfect world is shattered when she chooses to love a man more than she has ever loved herself, despite his lying and cheating ways.
When people first read it, people kept saying that it was so good that they immediately compared it to Terry McMillan’s Waiting To Exhale. One person actually said, “Finally, somebody told the truth about the lies that we tell ourselves.” I felt blessed.
For me, I just wanted to write a book that was truly honest about love, family, relationships, acceptance and trust and put a voice to the frustration felt by millions of people, like me, who are looking for love in all of the wrong places.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Stories I Wouldn’t Tell Nobody But God?
Rasheed Clark: When I first decided to write this book, I had a story to tell. All that I have ever known are stories. From the stories that my mother read Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Rasheed Clark, author of Stories I Wouldn’t Tell Nobody But God