JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Randall Barnes, author of The Diary Of Aaliyah Anderson
(DC Bookdiva Publications)
The Diary Of Aaliyah Anderson is about an intelligent, ambitious thirteen year old young woman that writes diary entries chronicling her life living in the fictional city of Willowsfield, Georgia, statistically the #1 most dangerous city in America.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “The Diary Of Aaliyah Anderson”?
Randall Barnes: Originally, I got the inspiration to write a book after seeing the void in aesthetically true young adult fiction books in the market. If it wasn’t a relationship book about a girl falling in love with a player or high school “jock”, it was about mythological worlds, warlock, wizards, dragons and vampires. How can that entertain a brother that’s obsessed with getting money, garnering the attention of pretty females and the stats that LeBron James posted up in his last game? Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Randall Barnes, author of The Diary Of Aaliyah Anderson