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Name Alexander Roman

Age 38

Where are you from Elizabeth, NJ

 

A little about your self  your education Family life etc : I’m a son of a single mother I have 1 sister. 3 kids and I have an associates degree in Law Enforcement.

 

 

 

Fiona: Tell us your latest news?

Just working on writing my poetry for my 2nd book.

 

 
Fiona: When and why did you begin writing?

About 1 year ago. I’m a rookie lol

 

 
Fiona: When did you first consider yourself a writer?

After about my 20th poem.

 

 
Fiona: What inspired you to write your first book?

The love I have for my wife Jessica.

 

 
Fiona: Do you have a specific writing style?

Prose and Free Verse.

 

 
Fiona: How did you come up with the title?

Visions come into my mind then I write about them so I decided with Visions Of Poetry.

 

 
Fiona: Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?

Absolutely, I believe in true, passionate, extraordinary, and unconditional love I try and relate those messages in my poems even though I also write “Darker” poetry as far as heartbreaks go, but mostly I write about love.

 

 
Fiona: How much of the book is realistic?

I would say all of it because those are my raw and true emotions on how I fell a let my love flow in that way.

 

 
Fiona: Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?

Both I would have to say.

 

 
Fiona: What books have most influenced your life most?

The Holy Bible it’s God’s words nothing more influential to me then that.

 

 
Fiona: If you had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?

I have a few it’s hard to narrow it down to just one but I would say Winston Churchhill.

 

 
Fiona: What book are you reading now?

The Mainly Man and A Poets Glossary.

 

 
Fiona: Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?

Deborah and Susan both have recently become inspirations to me.

 

 
Fiona: What are your current projects?

Too finish my second poetry book and market my first.

 

 
Fiona: Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.

My publishing crew Barry, Deborah, and Susan.

 

 
Fiona: Do you see writing as a career?

I see it as a second career next to my Law Enforcement career unless things take an unexpected turn.

 

 
Fiona: If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?

No I would not I love it just the way it is 🙂

 

 
Fiona: Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?

The love for my wife Jessica is so big that these emotions I never knew I had bottled inside of me went to the paper and the pen. That’s how I started writing all because of her inspiration.

 

 
Fiona: Can you share a little of your current work with us?

http://www.lulu.com/shop/alexander-roman/visions-of-poetry/paperback/product-21875847.html#productDetails

 

 
Fiona: Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?

Finding new ways to keep my readers interested and changing styles from time to time.

 

 
Fiona: Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?

My favorite authors are Deborah, Susan , Vincent these are all authors I have met recently. My all time favorite would have to be Edgar Allen Poe and CS Lewis.

 

 
Fiona: Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?

No I don’t travel that much as of yet.

 

 
Fiona: Who designed the covers?

Barry my publisher did. I loved it.

 

 
Fiona: What was the hardest part of writing your book?

Keeping my poetry fresh and not letting it get stale.

 

 
Fiona: Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?

I learned that every poem is a new adventure and I’m falling in love with Poetry everyday.

 

 
Fiona: Do you have any advice for other writers?

Don’t ever quit keep writing at anytime if something pops in your head grab a paper towel and write lol 😉

 

 
Fiona: Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?

Thank you guys for liking my work I do this for all of you to inspire and spread love!

 

 

 

Fiona: Do you remember the first book you read?

Dr. Seuss lol 😉 Green Eggs And Ham.

 

 

Fiona: What makes you laugh/cry?

Talking to my wife about anything emotional or talking about the love of Christ.

 

 

Fiona: Is there one person past or present you would meet and why?

Wow there are so many but if I had to choose it would be Jesus Christ.

 

 

Fiona: What do you want written on your head stone and why?

Alexander Roman devoted and amazing Husband and Father. Because next to God family is everything.

 

 

Fiona: Other than writing do you have any hobbies?

Watching TV with my wife and I also enjoy playing Poker.

 

 

Fiona: What TV shows/films do you enjoy watching?

Basically anything on Showtime or HBO

 

 

Fiona: Favorite foods / Colors/ Music

My favorite foods are Spanish and Italian dishes. Colors I would have to say Black and Red. Music oh boy that’s a tough one because I literally like every Genre a lot, but if I must pick I would say the older Hip Hop, EDM, Freestyle, and classical mixed with dubstep.

 

 

Fiona: If you were not a writer what else would you like to have done?

I am living my dream of being a Police Officer.

 

 

Fiona: Do you have a blog/website? If so what is it? I have a Poetry Page on FB called Heart and Soul Poetry.

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