Nicole Falls is a black contemporary romance author or as she puts it, “Author of Negro-nosed romance.”
In this very candid interview, I got a chance to peek into her personal life, and talk about her new life as an independent author. I was surprised to find that she works full-time, attends school, has a social life, and somehow managed to find the time to write not one but two novellas, “Adore You” and “Smitten.”
Every author becomes an author for different reasons, what I always want to know is what gave them the courage to hit the publish button? And then to do it as an independent author–that’s a whole other battle in itself.
Nicole not only answered that question she also delved into why she writes black contemporary romance. Her answer was quite surprising. Usually, when I ask an author this question the answer is, “Because of the lack of representation of black romance in mainstream publishing.”
And while that is perfectly fine (and I applaud authors for filling the gap) I always wondered where were the authors who just wanted to tell a good story?
Don’t get me wrong I love a deep answer but sometimes I’m just looking for less of, “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings,” and more of because I wanted to.
Nicole Falls writes because she can, she uses her voice because she can, and she understands that her voice does fill a huge gap that is seldom celebrated–but often duplicated.
Check out my interview with Nicole Falls below and be sure to comment!
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Listening to and loving this interview you did with Nicole Falls, Sharee. Got jump back into my writing, but I’ll finish listening to it later tonight. Great questions from you and some excellent, authentic responses from Nicole.
Thank you so much for listening!!!