Romelia: WHICH OF YOUR CHARACTERS ARE MOST LIKELY TO BE AN ACTIVIST, AND WHAT KIND?
Sherika Williams: I think all who are standing up for themselves but not allowing the bullies to keep bullying them.
Romelia: DO YOU PLAY MUSIC WHILE YOU WRITE – AND, IF SO, WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE?
Sherika Williams: I love to play Stephanie Mcdee music when I write. I love her soul voice.
Romelia: HAVE PETS EVER GOTTEN IN THE WAY OF YOUR WRITING?
Sherika Williams: I do not have any pets.
Romelia: IF YOUR BOOK WERE MADE INTO A MOVIE, WHICH ACTORS WOULD PLAY YOUR CHARACTERS?
Sherika Williams: I would play the teacher.
Romelia: HAVE YOU EVER KILLED OFF A CHARACTER YOUR READERS LOVED?
Sherika Williams: No.
Romelia: WHAT IS THE MOST VALUABLE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’VE BEEN GIVEN ABOUT WRITING?
Sherika Williams: To write from my heart.
Romelia: WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE BEST WAY TO IMPROVE WRITING SKILLS?
Sherika Williams: To take a writing class and practice daily on your writing.
Romelia: WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO HELP OTHERS CREATE PLOTLINES?
Sherika Williams: Be disciplined with settings.
Romelia: WHAT HAS HELPED OR HINDERED YOU MOST WHEN WRITING A BOOK?
Sherika Williams: What has helped me when writing it would be separating myself from everyone and going into a quiet place to focus.
Romelia: DOES WRITING ENERGIZE OR EXHAUST YOU? OR BOTH?
Sherika Williams: Writing is energetic to me and once I’m done writing I fill relax.
Romelia: WHAT IS THE BEST MONEY YOU’VE EVER SPENT WITH REGARD TO YOUR WRITING?
Sherika Williams: You can’t put a price on your passion, your art, your dreams.
Romelia: WHAT ARE COMMON TRAPS FOR NEW AUTHORS?
Sherika Williams: Honestly I do not know. Just research everything when it comes to publishing with any company.
Romelia: HOW MANY HOURS A DAY DO YOU WRITE?
Sherika Williams: I can write for 4 hours.
Romelia: WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE BLOGS OR WEBSITES FOR WRITERS?
Sherika Williams: I do not have a specific one, I like them all.
Romelia: AT WHAT TIME OF THE DAY DO YOU DO MOST OF YOUR WRITING?
Sherika Williams: Morning is my best time.
Romelia: HOW DO YOU COME UP WITH CHARACTER NAMES FOR YOUR STORIES?
Sherika Williams: From people I have met or movies I have watch.
Romelia: DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN WRITING CHALLENGES ON SOCIAL MEDIA? DO YOU RECOMMEND ANY?
Sherika Williams: I do not.
Romelia: IF YOU HAD THE POWER TO CURE A DISEASE OF YOUR CHOOSING, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Sherika Williams: All diseases.
Romelia: WHEN YOU’RE WRITING AN EMOTIONAL OR DIFFICULT SCENE, HOW DO YOU SET THE MOOD?
Sherika Williams: I just write from my heart.
Romelia: WHOM DO YOU TRUST FOR OBJECTIVE AND CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM OF YOUR WORK?
Sherika Williams: My sister.
Romelia: WHAT BOOKS DO YOU ENJOY READING?
Sherika Williams: Mystery, history, poems, autobiography.
Romelia: ARE THERE ANY BOOKS OR AUTHORS THAT INSPIRED YOU TO BECOME A WRITER?
Sherika Williams: Alice walker „The Color Purple”.
Romelia: NAME AN UNDERAPPRECIATED NOVEL THAT YOU LOVE.
Sherika Williams: I think all novels are appreciated, have not came across none that wasn’t.
Romelia: TELL US SOMETHING FUNNY FROM YOUR ADULT LIFE.
Sherika Williams: I thought I could play tennis about 3 minutes on the court, I realized tennis is not for me.
Romelia: describe yourself in a few sentences. Tell us something we do not know about you and something you hate about the world.
Sherika Williams: I am young at heart. Books I cherish. I love to travel the world and do adventurous things. I love my family.