Gianni Shamari is a lifelong New Yorker that has had a passion for writing since the third grade. He describes his writing style as fast-paced hip-hop erotic music videos on paper that captures the energy and glamour of New York City. His Second novella, His Highness, the Philogynist does just that and more. Learn more about this talented writer in our interview with him.
Please tell our readers about yourself?
Gianni Shamari: I’m a lifelong New Yorker that loves taking long walks around Manhattan and creating something fresh. A winner at all costs, I strive to be the best in my field. I’m competitive and not afraid of challenges. I enjoyed sharing my stories with the world and inspiring people to live their dreams.
When did you first realize that writing was your passion and how did you start writing?
Gianni Shamari: I first realize that writing was my passion in the third grade. I had journals filled with stories about my friends, favorite superheroes and my own characters. Writing helped me to create my own reality on paper.
What do you like to write about and what is your writing style?
Gianni Shamari: I like to write erotica. My writing style is fast-paced hip-hop erotic music videos on paper that captures the energy and glamour of New York City. I call it “champagne erotica”.
What challenges have you come across when creating characters and story lines?
Gianni Shamari: The challenges I have come across when creating characters and story lines are making them feel real and believable. I try my best to put the right emotions in the story so the readers can relate and connect with the characters, and also feel like they are part of that reality.
How does your family feel about you writing stories, especially erotic stories?
Gianni Shamari: My family supports me one hundred percent. They know I’m a gentleman and not a pervert. I get my writing ability from my mother. She loves writing.
Can you tell our readers about your novella? And how did you come up with the idea for the main character Maré?
Gianni Shamari: “His Highness, the Philogynist” is about a New York billionaire named Maré who is a ladies man and has a reputation of being the King of New York. His lifestyle is like a moving motion picture with all the VIP treatment, fast cars and epic sexual encounters with gorgeous women. Maré is a combination of Shemar Moore, Ric Flair, Hugh Hefner, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Jay-Z and me.
Are you like any of the characters that you write about?
Gianni Shamari: Yes, there are aspects of me in my characters. Maré has my personality and fashion style.
What do you see for your writing career in the next five to ten years?
Gianni Shamari: I see myself taking my writing career to the next level, my books hitting The New York Bestsellers list and becoming film adaptations. Also, I want to be recognized by my peers as one of the greatest writers ever.
Who are some of your favorite authors and why?
Gianni Shamari: Iceberg Slim and Donald Goines are some of my favorite authors because their books read like urban action movies. The street tales they wrote about felt completely real. It is hard for me to put down their books.
Is there anything else that you would like to share with our readers?
Gianni Shamari: Thanks for the support. I greatly appreciate it! And I just completed my third novella, “Maré & Monica: The Best of Both Worlds” that should be out soon.
Urban Erotic Author: Gianni Shamari
Amazon Author/bio Page: https://www.amazon.com/Gianni-Shamari/e/B01MT4QWWW/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1510942840&sr=1-2-ent
BOOK TO PROMOTE LINK at https://www.amazon.com/Gianni-Shamari/e/B01MT4QWWW/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1510942840&sr=1-2-ent
He is also a contributing writer at Bare Back Magazine at www.barebackmag.com
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Billionaire playboy Maré is the creator of GoodFellas magazine and owner of Genisys, the hottest gentlemen’s club in New York City. Nicknamed Nature Boy, his extravagant lifestyle is a moving motion picture when it comes to VIP treatment, exclusive parties, exotic trips around the world, fast cars and trysts. Women love him and he lives for giving women maximum pleasure. Maré truly is the King of New York!
This novella takes you into the world of the King of New York where you feel like you’re in a hip-hop erotic movie and celebrating a lifestyle that very few can brag about. These erotic tales are perfect for your erotic fantasies and sexual desires.
Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0776LMRKF
Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0776LMRKF
Amazon CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0776LMRKF
The release date for the book is November 27, 2017
Check out the book trailer @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZapK61Qeokg