Interview with Gerome Jones

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I am from New York City. i was born in Brooklyn NY and raised in Far Rockaway,NY. Coming up I never was the type to move with or do whatever the "IN" crowd was doing. I was never afraid to be jusdifferent which is why i went with this title because its a reflection of me my drive and determination to be SimilarlyJUSDIFFERENT LOL.
When did you first start writing?
When I was young boy. i could draw, write poetry. I write music so this was bound to happen , being and author i mean.
What's the story behind your latest book?
in a world where common sense is at a alltime low and being a father forces me to display that people with common sense are still around. I took the responsibility to keep the next generation mentally sharp so at least they won't be able to say I didn't know the world was like this with this novel coming out, you know? gotta leave something great behind. #jusdifferent
What motivated you to become an indie author?
i lost 2 novels i started a while back and one day I heard GOD say tell the people a good story about Story.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Gotta ask me that in about 2 months lol
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
freedom of expression as well as it gives me a opportunity to do something that i haven't seen done in my generation and to me that's all that matters - legacy time! Meaning this novel will out last me which I love about the whole experience.
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything. because hopefully my novel can inspire some to be greater and thats what it's all about for me- helping others.
What are you working on next?
my next novel
Who are your favorite authors?
wow theres a lot Donald Goines, AL-Saaddiq Banks, Jackie Collins, Nathan McCall, Charlamane Tha God, Guy Johnson and the list goes on. SALUTE TO ALL THE GREAT AUTHORS OUT THERE!!!! lol I read it all as long as its worth reading.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
GOD.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
YES! actually i do and there were 2 novels i was working on that i ended up losing in hurricane Sandy!
Published 2019-07-23.
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Books by This Author

Similarly Jusdifferent
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,270. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Similarly JUSDIFFERENT is a fictional action-packed tale about Lil History. He is a young black male growing up in the unpredictable streets of NYC. Coming up in a single parented home, he strives to beat the systematic obstacles that are placed before him by tapping into what makes him Similarly JUSDIFFERENT.