Blaque: Welcome back to another edition of author spotlight. My guest for today is author David Harris. Welcome David!
David: Thank you for allowing me this opportunity to share my creations with the world.
Blaque: You are very welcome. It’s a personal treat for me to have the opportunity to speak with so many amazing authors all over the world. Let me start this interview off by asking, where are you from?
David: I am from the small town of Grifton, North Carolina.
Blaque: Wow! Another North Carolinian. I’m in the city of Greensboro.
David: It’s nice to meet another author who is also from North Carolina
Blaque: Yes, it is always exciting to meet someone else from your neck-of-the-woods. So, how many books have you published to date?
David: I have published twelve books to date.
Blaque: Impressive! Where is your favorite place to write?
David: The kitchen table is where I prefer to do most of my writing.
Blaque: Out of the books you have published, which is your favorite, and why?
David: “The Bible and Slavery” is my favorite book that I have published, because it reveals what slavery is and it’s true origin.
Blaque: What is your favorite food?
David: Tuna is my favorite food.
Blaque: What kind of child were you growing up?
David: I was a very inquisitive child growing up.
Blaque: As authors, we all want to feel like we have contributed something to the world of literature. What do you feel is your biggest accomplishment as an author?
David: Completing all twelve EBooklets in a timely fashion, and receiving thanks from those who benefited from them is my greatest accomplishment as an author to date.
Blaque: What is your favorite color?
David: My favorite color is blue.
Blaque: Where do you get most of your story ideas?
David: I get most of my story ideas from the bible.
Blaque: As an author, I’m sure you are also a reader, so what is your all-time favorite book?
David: The Holy Bible is my all-time favorite book. To be more specific, (KJV 1611) is my preferred version to read.
Blaque: If you had a million dollars to donate to a worthy cause, which would it be, and why?
David: If I had $1,000,000 to donate, I would donate it to the National Jewish Hospital for Children. I’ve been a regular donor for many years, and like giving to kids.
Blaque: That would be a great cause to donate that amount of money to. I’m sure the children would greatly appreciate what those funds could do for them.
David: Yes, I’m sure of that as well.
Blaque: What is your favorite genre of music?
David: I really enjoy old southern gospel music and classical music like, Debussy, Bach, Mozart, and Dvorak.
Blaque: Do you have a favorite character that you’ve created?
David: Yes, I do. Her name is Sheba from my soon to be released book, “A Song for Zipporah.”
Blaque: What show(s) did you enjoy watching as a child?
David: I had many favorite shows I enjoyed watching while I was growing up, but “Little House on the Prairie” was my favorite of them all.
Blaque: What is your goal as an author?
David: I’d like to tell my story, share my passion, and make a good living doing it.
Blaque: Cookies, cakes, brownies, and the list goes on. Such deliciously sweet treats. What is your favorite dessert?
David: My favorite dessert is banana pudding.
Blaque: When you’re not writing, what do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
David: When I’m not writing, I enjoy painting old houses, and doing minor home repairs.
Blaque: Are you a cat, or are you a dog person?
David: I prefer dogs any day over cats.
Blaque: What makes you uniquely you?
David: What makes me unique is that I have a good memory of dates, birthdays, ages, and account numbers.
Blaque: Well, it seems that we both have that unique talent. LOL.
David: Wow! Interesting.
Blaque: What is your all-time favorite movie?
David: “Ben-Hur” is my all-time favorite movie.
Blaque: If your best friend could describe you in one word, what would it be?
David: If my best friend could describe me in one word, it would be daddy.
Blaque: How would you describe your personality?
David: I’m easy to get along with, but not a push over.
Blaque: What is your favorite holiday, and why?
David: Veteran’s Day is my favorite holiday. It recognizes those who served and made sacrifices for everyone.
Blaque: I can certainly understand why that would be your favorite holiday. If it wasn’t for our veterans, we wouldn’t have our freedom.
David: That is correct, so that is why they should be celebrated.
Blaque: Having short-term and long-term goals is very important. Where do you see yourself in five years?
David: In five years, I plan to retire and travel around the US.
Blaque: What are you currently working on?
David: I’m in the final stages of completing my 200 plus page historical fiction story entitled “A Song for Zipporah.” She was the Ethiopian wife of Moses. The book fictionalizes how life was for her prior to encountering him and culminates with a wonderful musical wedding.
Blaque: Finally, describe your latest book in just ten words.
David: Hmm… It is very creative, very inspiring, and mystically thought-provoking.
Blaque: What a way to sum things up! So, do you have a way for readers to check out your published books?
David: Yes, readers can check out my website here, where they will find all of my published books.
Blaque: Well, if you are looking for some interesting reading material, then check out author David Harris’s books full of knowledge, helpful scriptures, and his insightful thoughts.
David: Thanks so much for speaking with me today. I hope someone can find wisdom from my stories.
Blaque: I hope so as well. Until next time. Happy writing!
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