AwesomeGang: Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Joey Pinkney: So far, I have published four standalone short stories, one novelette and a short Twitter guide. Instead of writing longer pieces, I craft shorter tales that are multi-layered and full of symbolism. I also provide bonus materials with my stories, such as author’s notes, which gives additional insights, hints and perspectives about the story. I’ve had readers tell me that they’ve re-read my short stories and have found new gems with each read through. Read more
BookReaderMagazine.com: Tell us a little about yourself. Where were you raised? Where do you live now?
Joey Pinkney: I am a reader/book promoter turned author. I spent many years promoting authors using social media and various websites. Now, I’m spending more time writing, publishing and marketing my own stories. I write literary fiction and pull from urban fiction, paranormal, romance, women’s fiction and historical fiction to build stories full of layers and symbolism. Read more
I have been selected as a finalist for the first ever Blondie and the Brit Podcast Awards. I’m excited to be considered for this award. The interview I did with these literary ladies, KJ and Suzanne, ended up being a two-part podcast.
I have been nominated for the Best Social Media Tips category. My name will be announced with the other nominees on Monday, September 5, 2016, via KJ’s blog at kjwatersauthor.blogspot.com and Suzanne’s blog at suzannekelmanauthor.blogspot.com.
Listen to my two-part Blondie and the Brit Podcast interview below:
Joey Pinkney Part 1 — Episode 36 — Breathing Life into a Story
Joey Pinkney Part 2 — Episode 44 — The Art and Craft of Writing