What is your short story about?
It’s about racial perception, perspective, and reality.
What genres would you say this story is in?
This story can be placed in eight genres: nonfiction, fiction, drama, biography, narrative, mainstream, tweens, and children.
How would you describe this story in two words?
What movie have you seen the most in your life?
Good Deeds-Tyler Perry
What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)
Just My Soul Responding-Smokey Robinson
Do you have an all-time favorite novel?
The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
What motivated you to write this story?
I was invited to write a 400-word story. I wanted to meet the challenge.
If you could have dinner with one person (dead or alive), who would that be?
Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
I am passionate about clothes, VW Beetles, decorating, Poodles, and reading
What influenced you to enter your story to get performed?
My mother made me promise her that I would use my voice—via writing or voice.
Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?
I encourage writers to put fear behind and to believe in themselves.
Watch the Short Story Reading:
Performed by Steve Rizzo