Author Spotlight: Caldony
Pen Name: Caldony
Book Title: The Soul of a Woman
Dorrance Publishing (DP): Describe your book in 10 words or less.
Caldony (C): Compelling curiosity to self-discovery.
DP: What made you want to write your book?
C: I was inspired to write my book, The Soul of A Woman. The Insanity of Men., because of the challenges in my marriage that taught me to love myself by doing the one thing I never wanted to do, fall in love.
DP: How long did it take you to write your book?
C: It took me seven years to write my book.
DP: How do you choose the names of your characters?
C: My character names were chosen by life experience.
DP: What do you do when you have writer’s block?
C: I don’t have writer’s block. I have writers flow and content.
DP: What was your favorite chapter (or part) to write and why?
C: My favorite part of my book is about Kelvin because he’s the only guy I’ve ever loved.
DP: If you were stuck on an island and had to have one person from each category with you, who would they be and why:
a. One character from your book:
C: The main character from my book I would like to be stuck on a deserted island with is Kelvin because he is an excellent problem solver and a fun person.
b. One fictional character:
C: Fictional Character would be Jeanie from I Dream of Jeanie because she would be able to grant my every wish.
c. One famous person (living or dead):
C: Famous person would be Cicely Tyson because she has great integrity and wisdom. She is a living library. I love wisdom, knowledge, learning!
DP: Besides writing, what are your other interests?
C: My interests are abstract, physical, mental science; foodie; fetishes: perfume, body care.
DP: Do you keep a journal?
C: I have many journals, proses.
DP: How did you celebrate the publishing of your book?
C: I celebrated the publishing of my book by taking pictures, journaling.
DP: If your book was made into a movie, who would play the main characters?
C: The main characters in my book are Caldony & Kelvin. Kat Graham would play Caldony. Matthew McConaughey would play Kelvin.
DP: What did you enjoy most about working with Dorrance Publishing?
C: I’ve enjoyed working with Dorrance Publishing Co. because they had an uncanny way of bringing my gift to fruition!
DP: Five favorite books of all time?
C: Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz, M.D., F.I.C.S.; You Are A Bada** by Jen Sincero; All Things Are Working for Your Good by Joel Osteen; Life Code by Dr. Phil McGraw; Faith by Phil Pringle.
DP: One sentence of advice for other writers:
Every writer has his/her own genius!
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