Today’s interview is with LaTan Roland Murphy. LaTan is a speaker, vocalist, and freelance writer. She has a passion for encouraging people to live life to the fullest. Hi LaTan, tell us a little about yourself and how you were raised.
I was raised in a Christian home with strong and faithful parents who served God, each other, their church, and family well.
What’s your favorite genre to read and write? Who’s your favorite author?
Nonfiction. I write nonfiction as well. My favorite Authors:
What age did you realize you loved books? When did you start writing?
I realized I liked books and loved writing when I was in fourth grade. I had a wonderful English teacher who inspired me with poem memorization. Each week she would give each of us a poem to memorize and on Friday we would each stand in front of the class to recite our poem. This came easy for me where other subjects, not so much. Ha! That year, I loved “library day”, too! I would check out the same wordless book and recreate a storyline that was different each time, based on the pictures.
Tell us about this book. What did you learn about yourself through writing it?
My book is titled Courageous Women of the Bible:
Do you normally use an outline for the books you write, or do you just start with a few ideas?
Both. But, my initial proposal is always my plumb line.
Is there a special place you like to write?
What was something that surprised you in the way this book unfolded?
What advice would you give a new author?
Go easy… Be consistent… Consecrate yourself fully to your mission.
What project are you working on now and how do we find your books?
Marketing and promoting Courageous Women of the Bible.
Where can we find your books?
subscribe to my blog at latanmurphy.com