Interview with Absalom Shakur

Fiction, non-fiction, Fantasy, Religious, philosophy.
I enjoy the potentiality that some fiction possess. I love the boundless creativity fantasy offer. I love religion as an idea to quasi govern societys and instill the idea a responsible being who forces man to acknowledge the existence of one who transcendent and infinitely superior and totally independent. And as for philosophy i love the outside of the box thinking.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Galaxy and i pad
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Watts Los Angeles. My writing was influenced by the environment in which i lived. What i lived through was real and my novel writing,essays and music reflect my objective appeal for conveying reality.
When did you first start writing?
when i learned my mother wrote. That was back in the early 80's.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The story behind my latest book is the story outlining my life. Creative non-fiction project.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Creative control is a really big deal for me. Also i'd like to possess a larger royal percentage of my labor.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Sharing my stories with thousands or even millions of people world wide. No matter how many books one writes, to me, it is still a single thought and i get to share it with the masses. Through writing i can immortalize myself in the world and maybe even beyond this one some day.
What do your fans mean to you?
i have non yet. lol
What are you working on next?
A fiction project.
Who are your favorite authors?
Tony Morrison, Eric Jerome Dickey, God, George R.R. Martin, Steven Ericson, W.E.B Dubious ,James Baldwin, James Weldon Johnson, Alice Walker, Langston Huges,Mark Twain, Dr.RC Sproul, Me and many more.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My Children need me to create a path for them to have a creative, safe passage and fruitful day each day.
Published 2016-01-30.
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