Name: Cindy Toth
From: Welland, Ontario, Canada
A little about yourself IE: your education Family life etc.:
Well I recently married the man that is my best friend after 10 years together on the day we met 10 years ago to the hour. Some college for health care aide; Have four step-children and a grandson;
Fiona: Tell us your latest news?
I am working on my next book of poems and short stories.
Fiona: When and why did you begin writing?
I started to write 2 and a half years ago when I was in a poetry page on Facebook and I try and write daily
Fiona: When did you first consider yourself a writer?
When a good friend told me that what I had written was moving and I won a poetry contest
Fiona: What inspired you to write your first book?
My family inspired me
Fiona: Do you have a specific writing style?
Fiona: How did you come up with the title?
I just thought it was a great title for the poems; they were like songs of my soul and that is where the title came from.
Fiona: Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?
You can do anything you want to if you want your dreams to come true just like I did
Fiona: How much of the book is realistic?
My book is all realistic to my life and my emotions.
Fiona: Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?
It is all from my life experiences
Fiona: What books have most influenced your life most? A mentor?
My friends and love reading books.
Fiona: What book are you reading now?
I am reading a book on religion right now.
Fiona: Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?
There are many of them that have gotten my interest
Fiona: What are your current projects?
I am writing another book of poems but this time it will have short stories in it also
Fiona: Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.
My spiritual belief gives me strength.
Fiona: Do you see writing as a career?
No it is a hobby right now.
Fiona: If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?
No not really.
Fiona: Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
I decided one day to try my hand at writing and it just blossomed.
Fiona: Can you share a little of your current work with us?
More poems about life and family.
Fiona: Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?
Trying to come up with different types of poems.
Fiona: Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?
At this time, I don’t really have one. There are many that I like.
Fiona: Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?
No, not really.
Fiona: Who designed the covers?
Fiona: What was the hardest part of writing your book?
Nothing really it seemed to come naturally when I got started.
Fiona: Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?
I learned that I could write and share my emotions and feelings and stories with others.
Fiona: Do you have any advice for other writers?
If you want to write then you should write and make your dreams come true
Fiona: Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?
If I could do it anyone could do it and make their dreams a reality
Fiona: Do you remember the first book you read?
No it was quite a long time ago, as a child.
Fiona: What makes you laugh/cry?
My family and friends make me laugh and sadness in the world makes me cry.
Fiona: Is there one person past or present you would meet and why?
Elvis Presley; he is my favorite all time singer and it would be a dream come true to meet him
Fiona: What do you want written on your head stone and why?
She tried her best and she gave her best.
Fiona: Other than writing do you have any hobbies?
Reading, cooking, volunteering at Christian charity mission shop.
Fiona: What TV shows/films do you enjoy watching?
Comedies and romantic films; love stories, some scary
Fiona: Favorite foods / Colors/ Music:
- I love roast and potatoes, hamburgers: Favorite colour s are red and pink; Music; I love Elvis Presley and the music of the 50’s and 60’s
Fiona: If you were not a writer what else would you like to have done?
Just continue to be a mother and housewife
Fiona: Do you have a blog/website? If so what is it?
No I do not have those.
Where to buy Cindy Toth’s book, SONGS OF MY SOUL, on Lulu:
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Cindy’s Prayer Group Page:
Cindy’s Deak Rivers HE TOUCHED ME Prayer Group:
One of Cindy’s ELVIS ROCKING PAGE: