JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Tony Gaskins, Jr., author of What Daddy Should Have Told His Little Girl
(SokheChapke Publishing )
What Daddy Should Have Told His Little Girl is a key to the mind of a man. It answers the ten most asked questions asked by women today. Gaskins opens up and gives insight that is eye-opening, enlightening and at times shocking.
This book is answered from experience, every questioned answered is one the author learned the hard way. With that being the case Gaskins goes much more in depth than your average relationship expert.
After reading this book youâ€™ll never approach a relationship the same.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the idea and inspiration to write What Daddy Should Have Told His Little Girl?
Tony Gaskins: The inspiration to write this book came from my little sister. Seeing her live what I put so many women through changed the way I viewed relationships. My heart went out because she had no defense against the games men play because she didnâ€™t understand men. So I decided to give away the game.
JP: What is the first step of overcoming domestic abuse?
TG: The first step to overcoming domestic violence for a woman is to speak up to someone who cares, i.e. police, pastor, teacher, etc. For a man, the first step is a desire to change.
JP: As an author, what are the keys to your success that lead to What Daddy Should Have Told His Little Girl getting out to the public?
TG: As an author, the key to getting national exposure is faith and persistence. You have to identify your target audience and go to the people with the platform to reach them. Then keep knocking until they open the door.
JP: As an author, what is your writing process? How long did it take for you to start and finish What Daddy Should Have Told His Little Girl?
TG: When writing a book, the amount of time it takes you depends on whether you are an author or a writer. I consider myself a writer. When I start, I donâ€™t stop. It takes me 5-10 days to write a 100-150 page book. Itâ€™s the post production that takes the most time.
Question 5: What’s next for Tony Gaskins, Jr.?
TG: At the present moment, I am adapting my books into screenplays and preparing to shoot the movies based on the life I lived to gain insight for the books. Beyond that Iâ€™ve started consulting other authors, ghostwriting, life coaching and motivational speaking.
Tony A. Gaskins Jr. is making power-moves in the industry. In 2009 alone he has been a featured guest on Oprah Winfrey, Tyra Banks and the 700 Club, just to name a few. He is open about what it takes to succeed and accepting new clientsâ€™ daily who are seeking media training, and his very informative and creative consultations. Book yours today! TonyGaskinsJr@gmail.com