Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I’m 41 years young and I’m from Birmingham Alabama. Dope Boy Fresh is the second book I’ve written so far.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
The inspiration behind Dope Boy Fresh occurred while spending time in the rough streets of Birmingham. I witness so much adversity first hand and decided to put my experiences in writing.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I have to be alone when I write and I listen to smooth jazz.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
The Coldest Winter Ever by Sista Souljah, Fly Girl by Omar Tyree, Along Came A Spider by Sidney Sheldon, etc, etc.
What are you working on now?
A complicated love story involving 2 women and 1 man.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Don’t give up!
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Reach for something that is beyond your reach then ask God to help you accomplish what you thought was unreachable.
What are you reading now?
Dirty Little Secret by Liliana Hart
What’s next for you as a writer?
I hope my writing will someday transcend into film.
What is your favorite book of all time?
All of Donald Goines books.
Author Websites and Profiles
Derrick Thomas Amazon Profile