Tell us about yourself.
48 Year old father of two Married to Ericka Nickole Smith, Corporate Jet pilot, author, Public speaker, mentor, and entrepreneur. Owner of a aviation company, currently producing a film from my first book “Falling from the sky” in Tampa FL. CEO of Wills Way Foundation a Florida NFP that raises money for the homeless and and battered women and children. Love giving my time to help others find their success within themselves and growing that potential to accomplish their goals.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in North Carolina and was raised by a single mother that sacrificed all for a better future for me. These hard work ethics and sacrifices showed me what it took to be a real man and never give up on ones self.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
My words come from my personal experience, so emotion drives the pen.
What is the best advice you have ever been given?
"Choose one thing in life, and do it very, very, well"
Do you have any advice for new authors?
always overfill your cup, this way everyone sees that you always give 110%
What has inspired you and your writing style?
The family nucleus must be fixed
What are you working on now?
I am currently working on the continuation of Clifford's War.
What is your favorite method for promoting your work?
Word of mouth is best. You can promote everywhere but if no one talks about it, no one cares.
What's next for you as a writer?
more public speaking and helping with ending the recidivism rate
How well do you work under pressure?
I'm a Captain that fly's Jets for a living. pressure is my Co-pilot.