Interview with Tawanna Tillman

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Taking care of my family, listening to U2 while crocheting, conducting Guidance and healing readings with tarot, oracle and angel cards.
What is your writing process?
My writing process consists of listening to music. Music takes me to another place where i can pour out my heart and soul.
How do you approach cover design?
i search for a design, photo etc. that matches the emotion at the time of writing my book.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing at the age of 15. I was going through a lot and used writing as a way to let out my emotions, secrets, and other life experiences.
What's the story behind your latest book?
My experiences of love, loss, betrayal and the hopes of finding new love not only within myself but with another.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Most publishers that i came across wanted thousands of dollars to do the same thing I would do as an indie author.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Knowing that my words will inspire and comfort those who will/have read my poems.
What are you working on next?
I'm working on Poems from the Heart vol. 2.
Describe your desk
My desk is full of figurines, Himalayan salt lamp, oracle & tarot cards, pens, notebooks, feathers, and crystals.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
i moved around a lot, I remember my life experiences living in the Bronx. Vaguely any where else.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My daughter who is autistic. She shows me that no matter what the obstacle, you can overcome it.
Published 2017-05-07.
Smashwords Interviews are created by the profiled author, publisher or reader.

Books by This Author

Poems from the Heart
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Inspirational words that has touched the hearts and souls of many. Expressing my experiences of love, loss, betrayal, dreams, and desires. Sharing emotions, secrets to help others to heal, regain clarity, strength, courage and hope.