Interview with Jamallah Bergman

Published 2014-02-14.
What do you read for pleasure?
Well I like to read a little bit of everything and anything that peeks my interest. From Horror or Romance, whatever I find appealing, I'll read it.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was born in Jamaica Queens New York but I was mainly raised down south in Alabama and then moving to Georgia where I lived and basically grew up at in Roswell Georgia.

My writing was influenced by ideas and feelings I was dealing with while growing up.
When did you first start writing?
I started when I was a teenager, I would write about crushes I had on celebrities but as I got older, my dreams got more "adult" as well as my writing.
What's the story behind your latest book?
I got the idea for my latest book "Her Chocolate Fantasy" from talking with a good friend of mine. We had gotten onto this topic and it just went crazy. Then I mentioned the idea of a human sundae and it went from there. Then I decided to start writing on the book itself which was only 60 something pages long. I had another friend of mine read it and she loved it BUT said it was too short and I should make it longer. So I went back to rewrite it but got caught up on another project.

It wasn't until a couple of months later while at the RNC convention in Las Vegas that I talked with someone and they brought back the topic of chocolate and the story itself. That's when I decided that I needed to write this story plus make the cover come alive as well.

Now you see the finished product of my book.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I've had a lot of friends who are indie authors and it's been something that I've been wanting to do for years and while I had the chance, I decided to do just that.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Getting a response from my fans when they message me and tell me how much they loved my work and how much they could relate to what I've written. I think that's the greatest joy.
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans mean EVERYTHING to me for without their support and love for my stories, I wouldn't have gotten as far as I have.
What are you working on next?
I honestly have so much going on I can't really pin point WHAT I'm working on at the moment,lol, I have so many projects up in the air its unreal.
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Books by This Author

If...Only You Knew
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Full figured Marley Rockford has a great career as a romance novelist but despite the fact that she writes about love, Marley has never been able to be with her real true love Richard Collins. When another woman comes into his life, Marley must put aside her fears and finally let Richard know exactly how she feels about him.