Exclusive Interview with

Julius C. Franks

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When did you start writing?

I started writing in middle school, when a classmate was killed by a hit and run car, we all had to write a poem and mines was published in school newspaper.

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What makes writing your passion?

I love writing about life and the world we live in and different experience’s that people go through.

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How long have you been writing?

Pretty much all my life

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What was the feeling when you published your first book?

It was a wonderful feeling and a bucket list item.

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What’s the story behind your choice of characters?

Life and the things you go through

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What annoys you the most in pursuing a writing career?

Not having more sales

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How do you get over the “writer’s block”?

I like to watch birds and listen

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We all know the writer’s path is never easy, what makes you keep going? What advice would you give to new authors?

Writing is like going up a big hill,patience and persistence is the key

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If you could go back in time and talk to your younger self, what would you say?

Be a writer,do what makes you happy

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Do you read your book reviews? How do you deal with the bad ones?

I pray and stay humble

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What is the feeling when you get a good review?

I pray and stay humble

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Have you ever incorporated something that happened to you in real life into your novels?

Not yet

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Which of your characters you can compare yourself with? Did you base that character on you?

None

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What do you think, the book cover is as important as the story?

Because it’s saying,look up with your mind not your eyes, and if you do that,you can see Infinity,if you only look with your eyes, you can only see the sky and what’s in it and limit your chances of growing

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Do you connect with your readers? Do you mind having a chat with them or you prefer to express yourself through your writing?

I do not mind connecting with my readers,I appreciate them

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How do you feel when people appreciate your work or recognize you in public?

I pray and stay humble

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Who is your favorite author? Why?

Stephen King because he has a great imagination

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What’s the dream? Whom would you like to be as big as?

No dream other than to sell my book and have it read by many

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Would you rewrite any of your books? Why?

No,a masterpiece can only be created once

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If you could switch places with any author – who would that be?

Langston Hughes

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What would you say to the “trolls” on the internet? We all know them – people who like to write awful reviews to books they’ve never read or didn’t like that much, just to annoy the author.

I pray for them

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