ANTHONY. O. OKO
COUNTRY OF RESIDENT :U.S.A
Romelia: WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT PART OF YOUR ARTISTIC PROCESS?
ANTHONY O. OKO: Relection and development.
Romelia: DOES YOUR FAMILY SUPPORT YOUR CAREER AS A WRITER?
ANTHONY O. OKO: Yes.
Romelia: IF YOU HAD TO DO SOMETHING DIFFERENTLY AS A CHILD OR TEENAGER TO BECOME A BETTER WRITER AS AN ADULT, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
ANTHONY O. OKO: Have a child mentor writer.
Romelia: HOW LONG ON AVERAGE DOES IT TAKE YOU TO WRITE A BOOK?
ANTHONY O. OKO: 1 year.
Romelia: DO YOU BELIEVE IN WRITER’S BLOCK?
ANTHONY O. OKO: No.
Romelia: AT WHAT POINT DO YOU THINK SOMEONE SHOULD CALL THEMSELVES A WRITER?
ANTHONY O. OKO: When one is able to connect to his targeted audience.
Romelia: WHAT DIFFERENCE DO YOU SEE BETWEEN A WRITER AND AN AUTHOR?
ANTHONY O. OKO: A writer express idea in writing, while an author is a composer of a literary work.
Romelia: HOW DO YOU PROCESS AND DEAL WITH NEGATIVE BOOK REVIEWS?
ANTHONY O. OKO: I accept criticism, it strengthen me.
Romelia: WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT PART OF YOUR WRITING PROCESS?
ANTHONY O. OKO: Artistic process.
Romelia: HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WRITING OR WHEN DID YOU START?
ANTHONY O. OKO: A year ago.
Romelia: WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO A WRITER WORKING ON THEIR FIRST BOOK?
ANTHONY O. OKO: Don’t give of your dream of writing, every good thing will meet challenges.
Romelia: WHAT, TO YOU, ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT ELEMENTS OF GOOD WRITING?
ANTHONY O. OKO: Clarity, concision, precision-say what you mean, as what you mean, as clearly and concise as possible.
Romelia: WHAT COMES FIRST FOR YOU – THE PLOT OR THE CHARACTERS – AND WHY?
ANTHONY O. OKO: The character.
Romelia: HOW DO YOU DEVELOP YOUR PLOT AND CHARACTERS?
ANTHONY O. OKO: Create memorable characters. give the reader access to their inner conflict. Subvert the reader expectation.
Romelia: WHEN DID YOU FIRST CALL YOURSELF A WRITER?
ANTHONY O. OKO: 2020.
Romelia: HOW DO YOU USE SOCIAL MEDIA AS AN AUTHOR?
ANTHONY O. OKO: Promotion and impacting knowledge.
Romelia: WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE AND LEAST FAVORITE PART OF PUBLISHING?
ANTHONY O. OKO: My current book.
Romelia: WHAT WOULD YOU SAY TO AN AUTHOR WHO WANTED TO DESIGN THEIR OWN COVER?
ANTHONY O. OKO: It better to hire a creative designer, if you are new.
Romelia: HOW MANY BOOKS HAVE YOU WRITTEN AND WHICH IS YOUR FAVORITE?
ANTHONY O. OKO: One.
Romelia: WHAT PART OF THE BOOK DID YOU HAVE THE HARDEST TIME WRITING?
ANTHONY O. OKO: Family counselling, chapter 5.
Romelia: WHAT PART OF THE BOOK WAS THE MOST FUN TO WRITE?
ANTHONY O. OKO: Marriage ideal, chapter one.
Romelia: WHICH OF THE CHARACTERS DO YOU RELATE TO THE MOST AND WHY?
ANTHONY O. OKO: The husband and the wife.
Romelia: IF YOU’RE PLANNING A SEQUEL. CAN YOU SHARE A TINY BIT ABOUT YOUR PLANS FOR IT?
ANTHONY O. OKO: Not now.
Romelia: TELL US SOMETHING FUNNY ABOUT YOUR ADULT LIFE.
ANTHONY O. OKO: Am fun to be with, caring and always willing to help peoples.
Romelia: describe yourself in a few sentences. Tell us something we do not know about you and something you hate about the world.
ANTHONY O. OKO: Rev; Anthony O. Oko is a young talented and dynamic teacher, counselor and minister of the Gospel. I hold a bachelor degree from nations university Louisiana, USA, and a master degree from Omnis academy Lagos Nigeria. Am a member world action evangelism Florida, USA and great commission missionary alliance from Nigeria, but based in USA. The most difficult aspect of man leadership is marriage. The world don’t learn from the past, that what I hate about it.