Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Antoinette M. Watkins writes under the pen name Johanna Sparrow and has been writing for over 21 years. She has published a variety of writings ranging from self-help books to children’s stories. In these books, she tackles dealing with personal growth, relationships, conflict issues, and much more. Johanna Sparrow has published over 33 books.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My latest book is called, A Life of Turmoil: The short stories of Ana Franken. This book deals with abuse and neglect of a daughter who seeks to have the love of her mother who does not see her as anything postive.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
No, I don’t I write when something hits me.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Believe it or not, I love self-help books.
What are you working on now?
I am working on a few titles now. I work on my short story and self-help titles throughout the day.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Yes, write what you love and get to know your writing voice.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
The best advice that I have heard was to, stay true to thyself.
What are you reading now?
What’s next for you as a writer?
I am looking forward to helping others get their message out.
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
I would bring, Bruised Hearts written by Johanna Sparrow, Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable by Tim S. Grover and Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life by Spencer Johnson and Kenneth Blanchard.