Most of my motivation to write detective fiction derived from reading the books of great crime novelists such as Ishmael Reed, Gar Anthony Haywood, Chester Himes, Phillip Kerr, Gary Phillips, Mike Phillips, Iceberg Slim, Valerie Wilson Wesley and, of course, the legendary Walter Mosley.
I am currently working on the next Forrest Greenley Mystery novel, "The Black Kabuki".
When did you first start writing?
I started writing (really writing!) about two years ago. There were a lot of ideas running around in my head, but I never took the time to sit down and focus. However, once I began to do this, that was the moment when more ideas began to flow.
Describe your desk
Right now, my computer is my desk. I'm finding that it provides for less clutter and more organization.
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