52 years old
Romelia: WHICH OF YOUR CHARACTERS ARE MOST LIKELY TO BE AN ACTIVIST, AND WHAT KIND?
Anthony Mitchell: I would have to say my junior high coach simply for what he sacrificed for me to play and others that followed after me.
Romelia: DO YOU PLAY MUSIC WHILE YOU WRITE – AND, IF SO, WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE?
Anthony Mitchell: Well, I don’t play music but I do write lyrics and I have to pick „SOURCE OF MY STRENGTH”.
Romelia: HAVE PETS EVER GOTTEN IN THE WAY OF YOUR WRITING?
Anthony Mitchell: No, pets have never gotten in the way of my writing.
Romelia: IF YOUR BOOK WERE MADE INTO A MOVIE, WHICH ACTORS WOULD PLAY YOUR CHARACTERS?
Anthony Mitchell: Chadwick Bosman would be a good character of me in my book „NO SWEAT”.
Romelia: HAVE YOU EVER KILLED OFF A CHARACTER YOUR READERS LOVED?
Anthony Mitchell: No.
Romelia: WHAT IS THE MOST VALUABLE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’VE BEEN GIVEN ABOUT WRITING?
Anthony Mitchell: To be as authentic as I possibly can.
Romelia: WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE BEST WAY TO IMPROVE WRITING SKILLS?
Anthony Mitchell: I would use the same practice I use when I write poetry which is writing about everything and put your life into chapters or any period of your life about you or anyone in your life.
Romelia: WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO HELP OTHERS CREATE PLOTLINES?
Anthony Mitchell: I would advise them to be as detailed as possible in every area of their story period.
Romelia: WHAT HAS HELPED OR HINDERED YOU MOST WHEN WRITING A BOOK?
Anthony Mitchell: What hindered me in writing my book was simply stepping out of my comfort zone and telling my unique story to others and what helped me was accomplishing something I imagined doing since I graduated from college in 1994.
Romelia: DOES WRITING ENERGIZE OR EXHAUST YOU? OR BOTH?
Anthony Mitchell: Writing energizes me most definitely.
Romelia: WHAT IS THE BEST MONEY YOU’VE EVER SPENT WITH REGARD TO YOUR WRITING?
Anthony Mitchell: A laptop.
Romelia: WHAT ARE COMMON TRAPS FOR NEW AUTHORS?
Anthony Mitchell: Hiring or purchasing tools that are free online.
Romelia: HOW MANY HOURS A DAY DO YOU WRITE?
Anthony Mitchell: With so many projects going from all the writing I’ve already done I only write about maybe an hour or so a day.
Romelia: WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE BLOGS OR WEBSITES FOR WRITERS?
Anthony Mitchell: Facebook to me has so many authors, from every area of writing to groups of simply networking.
Romelia: AT WHAT TIME OF THE DAY DO YOU DO MOST OF YOUR WRITING?
Anthony Mitchell: I would have to say at night is the best time for me to write.
Romelia: HOW DO YOU COME UP WITH CHARACTER NAMES FOR YOUR STORIES?
Anthony Mitchell: I simply make them up.
Romelia: DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN WRITING CHALLENGES ON SOCIAL MEDIA? DO YOU RECOMMEND ANY?
Anthony Mitchell: Yes, its fun to participate in different challenges however I don’t have any to recommend at the moment.
Romelia: IF YOU HAD THE POWER TO CURE A DISEASE OF YOUR CHOOSING, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Anthony Mitchell: I would have to say dementia which I have experienced with my grandmother may she rest in peace.
Romelia: WHEN YOU’RE WRITING AN EMOTIONAL OR DIFFICULT SCENE, HOW DO YOU SET THE MOOD?
Anthony Mitchell: Meditating or reflecting over the course of my life to now really sets the mood for me.
Romelia: WHOM DO YOU TRUST FOR OBJECTIVE AND CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM OF YOUR WORK?
Anthony Mitchell: I would have to say my fiancee she really drives me a lot.
Romelia: WHAT BOOKS DO YOU ENJOY READING?
Anthony Mitchell: Anything about rare diseases or about music business.
Romelia: ARE THERE ANY BOOKS OR AUTHORS THAT INSPIRED YOU TO BECOME A WRITER?
Anthony Mitchell: I would have to say with my Christian beliefs and knowing it is our responsibility to tell our story and where God has brought us from so to answer your question I would have to say my story is my inspiration in hopes that it inspires even more of how good God is to us.
Romelia: NAME AN UNDERAPPRECIATED NOVEL THAT YOU LOVE.
Anthony Mitchell: Hmmm can’t say I have a favorite one right now.
Romelia: TELK US SOMETHING FUNNY FROM YOUR ADULT LIFE.
Anthony Mitchell: Well, let me see, born with no sweat glands my go to defense for anyone who challenged me sports wise I would say keep in mind „YOU WILL NEVER MAKE ME SWEAT”, LOL.
Romelia: describe yourself in a few sentences. Tell us something we do not know about you and something you hate about the world.
Anthony Mitchell: Well, hate is a strong word and don’t want to use that I will say what I dislike about the world is that many of judge before we know anything about the person.
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