Welcome to by blog, BricyShay. Can you tell us a little about yourself?
My name is BricyShay. I was born in America but raised in The Bahamas, which makes me an Island girl. I am a business owner and in a few weeks I’ll be a college graduate. I am 26 years old.
Lovely to meet you. Have you always wanted to be an author?
Not in the beginning. I wanted to be a teacher at first then that change into a business owner. I always enjoyed writing from middle school until now.
Who are some of your favorite writers? Who do you feel has influenced your writing?
Zane, Sonovia Walker-Alexander, Noire, Cherie Briggins, Eric Jerome Dickey, and Mz. Sole. My family, my friends and my ex's all influences my writing.
Can you tell us what a typical writing day for you is like.
Well, I normally write after working or while I’m at work or school. When I schedule days to just say write the writes don’t connect with the paper well. So a normal night after doing homework and listening to music I would pull out my laptop and transfer everything I’ve written in my notebook.
Let’s talk about your new book. Can you tell us a little about it?
Diary of a Freak aka DOAF is raw and unapologetic like Rihanna’s album. It tells the untold true of what I would say makes a freak a freak. For example I am a cancer and that is in my nature but things happened to me in my past life that made me turn to sex more as an answer for everything. The characters in the story are made up of stories that I’ve heard and things that I have or people close to me has gone through. In a black household everything is swept under the mat and I felt it was time for everything to be out in the open.
How did you come up with the idea for this story?
This is a story that I have been writing since I was fifteen years old. So after I put out my first book I felt like it was time for the world to hear some truth with a little bite of freak.
What is up next for you?
Well in the future I plan on bringing out a part two to this book.
What is the best piece of advice you would give to a budding writer?
The best advice I would say, always keep your support system around you. In this author world you’d find people that are there for you and then you would find people that only come because you’re paying them. Also not everyone is your friend. You are your biggest fan so never stop promoting your brand.
What is the next book on your To Read Pile that you are dying to jump into?
I have a few books awaiting my eyes. Right now I’m finishing up ‘The Connect’s Wife 6’ by Nako. It's a great read. I also have ‘You’re My Little Secret’ by Chenell Parker and ‘Living With The Lies You Told’ by Erica T that is at the top of my pile to read.
Is there anything else you would like to add?
I’m more than an Author, I love to read books. So I’m a fan as well.
Favorite city: I don’t have a city but my favorite island is Bimini Bahamas
Favorite beverage: Homemade fruit punch
Favorite place you’d like to visit: Jamaica
Favorite place to write: My bedroom
Favorite hobby: Writing and shopping
Favorite movie: Selena
Favorite book: G Spot by Noire
Diary of a Freak by BricyShay
Genre: African American Romance, African American Urban Fiction
Publication Date: March 16, 2016
Publisher: Boss Chic Empire Publications
Price: $4.99, Available free with Kindle Unlimited
There is a dark side to every freak. Sexually, it takes a lot from a woman when her innocence is taken away. Some people hate sex for this reason, but others use sex as an escape as to what is really going on in their life. Many of the stories in this book will hit home for some people, and it is time to stop hiding behind all the secrets and lies that we, as humans, tend to do every day. The beginning of this book explains the dark side of every character. This book will go from the present to the past and back to the present. Welcome into the world of us crazy freaks.
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About The Author
BricyShay is a business owner by day and an urban fiction author by night. She is an island gal, born in the United States but raised in The Bahamas. BricyShay loves to read and write urban exotic novels. She began writing books from the age of fifteen and finally released her first book, Mr. Officer, in 2015 under Boss Chic Empire Publications. BricyShay wants her readers to escape into a different world when reading her books. For more about BricyShay you can follow her on Instagram, Facebook and Amazon.
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