Exclusive Interview with

Tiffani Harvey

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When did you start writing?

1998

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What makes writing your passion?

Advocating for people to be as independent as they choose to be is my passion. Writing is a tool to help people become independent.

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How long have you been writing?

24 years.

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What was the feeling when you published your first book?

Exhilarating.

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What’s the story behind your choice of characters?

This is a non-fiction book that draws from my own experiences.

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What annoys you the most in pursuing a writing career?

Not being a good sales person.

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

I stop until I figure out what I want to say.

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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?

I had an important message I wanted to deliver to my audience. This kept me motivated through the writing process. For anyone wanting to be an author, I'd recommend you research what is involved in the writing process and becoming published.

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

Start writing sooner.

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

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What is the feeling when you get a good review?

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

Everything in my book is based on my experiences or others.

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

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

Yes. It grabs the reader's attention.

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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?

My goal is to reach every reader, whether solely through writing or referring them to places that can help. During events, I speak to anyone seeking skills to become independent.

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

It feels good to be recognized. However, I wanted to be respected as an author and my accomplishments recognized before my disability.

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