Paperback Writer is pleased to introduce our children’s author today, Bernadine Feagins, author of Hakim and Terrance Shadow Mystery as she continues on the Twelve Days of Christmas Virtual Book Tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion.
Hakim and Terrance Shadow Mystery is a wonderful story about a lost dog. Two best friends go on an adventure to bring Shadow home. Along the way you will meet nice neighbors, some kind business owners and many others. The mystery begins when someone finally provides a clue. What do you think that clue is? Find out today with your purchase of Hakim and Terrance Shadow Mystery.
Hi Bernadine Feagins,
Welcome to Paperback Writer,
Thank you for having me.
PBW: Will you share with us how you came up with the idea for this book?
BF: The idea came from my son and nephew who love dogs very much.
PBW: Do you plan your stories first with an outline or does it come to you as write it?
BF: Yes, I do plan my stories first.
PBW: Do you know the end of the story at the beginning?
PBW: Do you have a process for developing your characters?
BF: No I don’t have a process, I just let the story flow.
PBW: It is said that authors write themselves into their characters. Is there any part of you in your characters and what they would be?
BF: I am Hakim’s mother.
PBW: What is your most favorite part about this book?
BF: When the boys get the dog back and the kids all became friends.
PBW: When in the process of writing your book did you begin to look for a publisher?
BF: I already had my first poetry book published and I just stayed with that company.
PBW: What struggles have you had on the road to being published?
BF: None, I was blessed in finding a publishing company.
PBW: What has been the best part about being published?
BF: Showing my son that you can do anything if you set goals and be persistent.
PBW: What do you want readers to remember and carry with them after reading your novel?
BF: I want my readers to remember that it is important to do the right thing even though it is not always easy
PBW: Do you have plans to write another book?
BF: Yes, I have two new books waiting to be released.
Bernadine, let’s share with the readers the places where your book is available. www.amazon.com and of course, your website.
Thank you, Bernadine for sharing your book and characters with us today. It has been a pleasure and I hope you have a successful virtual book tour.
About the Author
Bernadine Feagins is a new author who is looking forward to many years of writing children’s books. She has always had a love of children and worked many years in early childhood education. During these times she witnessed the joy children felt as she would demonstratively read books. In addition she is a very active mom who loves to nurture not only her children, but those of family and community. She often had story time with those she loved and cared for. She developed her story telling skills through the numerous books she read to children, this gave her an inspiration to tell her own story. Hakim and Terrance Shadow Mystery is the result. When Bernadine isn’t reading to children or involved in some other child nurturing activity, she can be found as a business woman that works for the IRS. Bernadine is available for interviews, book signings or public reading in schools and libraries.
Visit Bernadine online at http://www.mvpmedia1.com/feaginsworld