Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
My name is Sharona Stone, I am a wife and a mother of two boys. I am a License Associate Marriage Family Therapist. I am passionate about helping individuals heal by unpacking their pain to live a satisfying life. Currently I have written two books and I’m looking forward to write plenty of more.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
I am a co-author of I told the storm. I was inspired to be apart of this amazing book because I have overcame many storms in my life. The “storm” means the obstacles individuals experience in life. I want to inspire readers through my story and tell them no matter what obstacles they are facing they will get through. In I told the storm readers will be encourage not only by my story but many individuals stories. Readers will be inspire to go from pain to purpose in the storm.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I believe everyone have a unique writing habit. I like to write from a therapist and a Christian point of view. I want my readers to understanding the psychological and spiritual view of their painful experience in life.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Iyanla Vanzant books have help me through my own trauma I experienced in life.
Nabiha Kelly, Shattered shame and Rejection influenced me to talk about my truth and let go shame of fear.
What are you working on now?
I am working on a book about the many trauma I went through in life and how it took a fugitive to save me.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
The best method to promoting my books is on Facebook and Instagram. Also, Amazon is great when it comes to promoting my books.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
If your a new author sharing your story for the first time. Don’t down play your truth because you are afraid of your family and friends reading your book. Other people that have experience the same pain as you is waiting to be inspire by your story. Also, while sharing your story don’t write angry. Tell the readers your experience, healing and growth.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
The best advice I ever heard was, the only limitations you have is the ones you put on yourself.
What are you reading now?
Beauty for Ashes by Joyce Meyer
What’s next for you as a writer?
I will be doing two book signing events in New York. Also I will be doing workshops for women to heal and build.
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 will take Beauty for Ashes by Joyce Meyer, Unlocked by TD Jakes and Wholeness by Toure Roberts.
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