An interview with Author A.C. Morris

A.C Morris From Atlanta Ga is a Picture Book Author. has developed an children’s book series with an interactive website that focuses on mental health for children highlighting the use of positive affirmations, journaling and structured support. The mission is to empower children to be their unique positive selves.

  • Where are you from? Atlanta Ga
  • Why do you write? I write to inspire and create magic
  • What do you write about? I write inspirational works of fiction for children mainly for the ones who have visible and non-visible scars as a result of bullying and or abuse
  • Do you have a specific writing style? Picture book
  • What are obstacles that come in the way of writing? Making sure when you write it can be scenes also with just the picture, and making sure I’m reaching/relating to my targeted audience
  • How long have you been writing? I have been writing since an adolescent myself it is my go to for communicating writing helps the reader feel, see, hear and comprehend what I am trying to portray
  •  When did you first realize you wanted to become a writer? When I was in college we had to do a lot of 5000 word essays so I started with short stories and poetry
  • What is your work schedule like when you are writing? I try to pick up my laptop whenever I am inspired some days I may write for hors and some days only a few minutes
  • What would you say is your interesting writing quirk? Hmm I try different writing sometimes I write with a pen some on my laptop and sometimes I use dictation depends on how I feel but I like mostly the pen or laptop because ei can feel the words much better
  • How long does it take to write a book? It can take two days or 6 months to a year depending on how many re writes you must do. It’s also dependent on if you get writers block sometimes I start on 3 or 4 projects so it may take me a year to complete all four because they all come with different task
  • Do you have suggestions on how to become a better writer? My advice if you start writing you will always become better I always tell other aspiring authors just write and write and re write until you can read and see exactly what your trying to say and of course always proof read for grammatical errors, that’s very important
  • What challenges do you come across when writing/creating your story? as an author/ writer the biggest challenge is character development we have to make sure the characters are unique and distinct in each story
  • Do you see writing as a career? Yes, very much so I have already made it my career every day I wake up trying to brainstorm an outline for a new story
  • Do you have anything specific you’d like to tell the readers? Be exquisitely you and you will always succeed
  • When did you first consider yourself a writer? When I published my first book that solidified the deal