Interview with Antonio (Trader Flav) Mitchell

What motivated you to become an indie author?
I always loved the power of words. I know words can heal or hurt can bring about war or peace. I understand the power of the spoken word.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Smashwords is a dream come true for writers like myself, thanks to Smashwords my voice can be heard.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Touching people with my words..
What do your fans mean to you?
Support and love they understand how I feel because they feel the same way. They can relate to my words only because they can feel the meaning behind them... Love my fans always...
What are you working on next?
A book call Do For Love, I think people with love this story about love, lust and lies.
Who are your favorite authors?
Richard Wright is my guy....
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Knowing I got a chance to live my life over so every day I sincerely look at it as a new day Thank you GOD....
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading and working out going to youth centers talking to the kids...
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Just find what I want to read by thinking about something then going to look for something on the subject love, sports whatever...
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yeah I was 10 is was a story about my brother running away from home and nobody when looking for him.. LOL
What is your writing process?
Just write whats on my mind and finding the words that will bring out my feelings...
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
No not really, I know that the best stories for me is the ones that I really lived and learned from.
How do you approach cover design?
Faith is how I go about that....
Published 2014-07-03.
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Books by This Author

“The First True Poet of the new millennium finally speaks” Thug Love my heart written into words..
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
This book of poetry is dedicated to my sister Shaquetta Bunch breast cancer survivor and to all the women out there who is battling for their lives. You are not alone, you will survive. Processes from this book will go to help buy vans to take women in our community to and from cancer treatment and to Wounded Warrior Project to help our Brave USA Vets, wounded in war.