Author Revealed

About Zane

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 9/18

Q. Previous occupations

A. Sales

Q. Favorite job

A. Publishing

Q. High school and/or college

A. Howard University

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Prince

Q. Favorite movie

A. Scarface

Q. Favorite television show

A. I Love Lucy

Revealing Questions

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

A. Every day of my life is a gift.

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Live life to the fullest while you still have a life to live.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Being able to do what I am passionate about for a living, and witnessing my children grow up.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Failure

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

A. A private golf villa at the Moon Palace in Cancun, Mexico

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Both of my parents

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Oh goodness" and "Shame on it all."

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Wasting too much time in life.

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

A. Painting

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Having my children.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Believing that all people have goodness in them.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. My passion for life.

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

A. I would not trade my life for anyone or anything else.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My smile

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who try to insult my intelligence.

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

A. Publishing

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Professional Chef

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

A. Honesty, Humility, and Kindness

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

A. Pineapple

On Books and Writing

Q. Who are your favorite authors?

A. David Valentine Bernard Allison Hobbs Stephen King Jeffrey Deaver James Patterson

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

A. The Last Dream Before Dawn by D. V. Bernard Intimate Relations with Strangers by David Valentine Bernard The Climax by Allison Hobbs There's Always a Reason by William Fredrick Cooper Daddy Was a Number Runner by Louis Meriwether

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. The Value in the Valley by Iyanla Vanzant

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

A. Determination and passion ultimately determine a great writer; not success or money.

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

A. Thanks for making me feel normal.