Interview with Taffey Tawanna Champion

What are your five favorite books, and why?
My five favorite books are "The Holy Bible" King James version, "The Holy Bible" King James version with The Apocrypha, "Fit or Fat" by Covert Bailey, "The Fit or Fat Target Diet" by Covert Bailey, and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving. I love both Holy Bible books mostly because I enjoy reading and studying GOD's holy word. I also enjoy reading Covert Bailey's books because I have learned more about how to eat and exercise on a daily basis and also when dieting. I also enjoyed reading Washington Irving's book when I was a little girl. Somehow, I was never afraid of The Headless Horseman. I just found him interesting and intriguing.
What do you read for pleasure?
I sometimes read Mystery novels and lightly romantic Romance novels for pleasure.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Greensboro, GA and although it is a small town, it had many advantages for students that took Advanced study classes. I always excelled at English, so being able to take Advanced level English (reading, writing and grammar) classes helped greatly in improving my writing abilities.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I became an indie author because I worked for years on my ebook and did not want to utilize the traditional publishing route; especially after reading Ali Luke's "Publishing E-books for DUMMIES".
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The greatest joy of writing fiction for me is that I can let my imagination soar with fiction writing, and create anything my heart desires, and hopefully inspire other writers: whatever their favorite genre might be.
What do your fans mean to you?
I have just recently been published, although I do have a few fans of my writing that knew about my ebook before. Having these fans and hopefully many more fans will mean that I have persons that enjoy my writing and they will help inspire me to continue on my quest to become an established Author.
Do you believe in metaphysics or anything assocated with mystics or mystic rites or religious ceremonies? Is that why you created people called Mystics in your e-book?
No, I definitely did not create my characters based on anything religious. I am a writer of fiction, although I did think I should include religious beliefs in it before. My characters are simply by-products of a vivid and active imagination. Mystics just seemed like a good title for these individuals because Mystics in my ebook series are like superheroes, that's all. But, please do not confuse my fictitious creations with anything religious.
What or whom was your inspiration for becoming a writer, and with creating your main character, Evian Magi?
Mr. Keanu Reeves, the Actor, inspired my passion for Action Adventure writing because I always loved his Action films tremendously while I was growing up. Mr. Reeves also inspired the creation of my protagonist, Evian Magi, because he is the Mystic Fantasy Hero version of Mr. Keanu Reeves.
What makes this particular genre you are involved in so special?
The reason why my Action Adventure/Futuristic Fantasy genre is special is because it is highly innovative and creative. I also invented this integrated genre myself.
Published 2017-06-13.
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Books by This Author

The Mystery Alliance: Prequel to Evian's Saga
Series: The Mystery Alliance: Evian's Saga. Price: $1.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 25,550. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00)
Before the captivating Evian Magi enters the picture and becomes a key member of The Mystery Alliance, Myth Vaga was a critical ally within their intriguing fold. He once lived among The Mystery Alliance in London, England. Yet, a serendipitous meeting and an ensuing romantic involvement with a bewitching beauty becomes the instrumental catalyst for his not surprising, but climactic betrayal.
The Mystery Alliance: Evian's Saga
Series: The Mystery Alliance: Evian's Saga. Price: $1.99 $0.99 USD. (50% off!) Words: 24,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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An unsuspecting young man meets a mysterious beauty through a bizarre encounter in Paris, France. After speaking with her, he agrees to live among a secret society of persons called Mystics. Here, he learns about their secret alliance and their mastery of a spectacular self-defense technique: The Mystery Arts. Soon, Evian discovers that there is no turning back from the path he has chosen.