Interview With Author Olivia Nicol
Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
My name is Olivia. I am a self published author and poet. I have written and published 8 books. A couple are fiction books, but I prefer to write poetry. I find it to be more creative and expressive.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
The name of my latest book is Words the Angels Speak. It is a book of christian poetry. It was inspired by the testimony of my favorite wrestler and how he turned his life around and became a Christian.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I'm not sure. Usually, I write in spurts. I'll start a project then stop for a few weeks or months then go back to it. This latest book was the only one that I wrote consistently every day until it was done. Generally, I listen to music while I write, I love to have refreshments next to me. Sometimes, I'll look at images or whatever is inspiring my current project. it helps to visualize and map everything out in my head.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
My current inspirations are: My favorite wrestler, but I love Shakespeare and Edgar Allen Poe, as well as Chaucer. I sort of tried to pattern my poems after them as far as rhyming is concerned. I love all my poems to end in rhymes, it makes it more interesting.
What are you working on now?
I'm not writing anything new at the moment. all my time is being spent trying to promote my current book.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
I don't know about the best. This is my first attempt at promoting my work. I have been using social media and YouTube to share videos, trailers, and read samples of the book.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
If you love it, stick with it. don't give up. it takes a while to get to where you want. I'm still on the journey. I love writing, personally, i am just happy that my work is out there.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
To never give up. There are all types of people in the world, one of them is bound to want to read what you have written.
What are you reading now?
I am reading a book that my brother sent me. It is in the Heroes of Olympus Series. I just started it and it's actually pretty good.
What’s next for you as a writer?
I am not sure yet. Searching for more inspiration, maybe sit down one day and actually talk to my favorite wrestler.
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: Dracula the Undead, The Pillars of the Earth, Dracula, Twilight
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