Author Revealed

About Antwone Fisher

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 8/3

Q. Previous occupations

A. U.S. Navy Sailor, Federal Correctional Officer, Security Officer

Q. Favorite job

A. U.S. Navy Sailor

Q. High school and/or college

A. George Joiner Republic

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Marvin Gaye

Q. Favorite movie

A. The Shawshank Redemption

Q. Favorite television show

A. The First 48

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. Disconcerting, Desultory, Dramatic, Dangerous Fantastic, Magical and wonderful.

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never give up and always do your very best.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Perfect happiness to me is a rainy afternoon by the fireplace with my wife and children.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Failing at something that I'd really like to achieve.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Japan

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Sidney Poitier

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Bill Withers

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Hey Man!

Q. What do you regret most?

A. I regret most not having a father when I was a boy.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I would be a virtuoso with the bass guitar.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Fatherhood

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Dyslexia

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. My determination.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I'd want to be me.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I'm soft spoken.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. The Count Of Monte Cristo

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. The career criminal named Fagin in the book Oliver Twist.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I would like to meet Martin Luther King, Jr. and I would simply say thank you.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Tardiness

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Directing motion pictures

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Musician

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, fairness and mercy

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Broccoli

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. What you see is what you get, The Falling Leaves, Summer Time, I Was Telling Him About You, You Won't Forget Me

On Books and Writing

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. Alexandre Dumas, Patricia Highsmith, James Baldwin, Stephen L. Carter.

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. The Count of Monte Cristo, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Memoirs of a Geisha,  On American Soil, Deconstruction Sammy.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. The Emperor of Ocean Park

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Your first writing project should be of a subject that you know, and know well.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. Antwone I'm still waiting for your next project.