Featured Interview With Art Norman Jr.
Tell us a little about yourself. Where were you raised? Where do you live now?
Well I was raised in Landover, Md! And as a little younster I migrated to stay with my Grandmother in a small town in North Carolina! I made the basketball team there & played for the local high school all the way up to college! I went off to HBCU – North Carolina A&T State University & got a B.A. in Psychology in 1993! I pursued that field down in Florida for a while then up in Chicago where my father lives he was a news anchor there at WMAQ NBC 5 & the next thing I knew I was in HOLLYWOOD, CA!
At what age did you realize your fascination with books? When did you start writing?
Early on when I was in Maryland at private school I would go to the library & check out ‘The Hardy Boys’ & ‘Nancy Drew’ & read them all! I was good in English & Spanish & wrote very well!
Who are your favorite authors to read? What is your favorite genre to read. Who Inspires you in your writings?
John Grisham I’ve been reading his books for close to 30 years! My 1st cousin who was at Stanford University would come home for Christmas break & suggested him as well as various business books & the rest is history! I absorbed the stock market & love reading mystery suspense thrillers!
Tell us a little about your latest book?
Well I’ve written a ‘Hollywood: Hollyweird’ 3 book series! I’m working on Part 3 now! (A Mystery!) Its based in HOLLYWOOD, CA! And branches out throughout the world! It stars 2 detectives one is ‘The Champ!’ he is dead serious & his partner is ‘Art Munee’ (Money) a long thick dreadlock brotha that is the ladies man! They solve situations in Tinseltown & somewhat dodge trouble every which way but loose! Also Check out my first 2 books on this website: ‘Hollywood: Hollyweird’ Part 1 & 2!
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