J. L. King

J. L. King
Fact or fiction?

Interviewed by: Lauretta Pierce
October 29, 2008

Q.    Who is J.L. King?

A.    Just a man who believes that anything is possible. A man who loves to give back to others, and a man who has un wavering faith in God.

Q.    What inspired you to write the novel LOVE ON A TWO-WAY STREET: Fact or fiction?

A.    I always wanted to write a fiction book(s) that took the reader on a journey that pulled them in and wouldn't let them go and make them beg for more. Love on a two way street does that.

Q.    How did you come about the title ?

A.    I love old school R & B songs, and the song "Love on a two way street" is one of my favorite songs from the 70's.

Q.    How did you come about Juice's character?

A.    My nickname is Juice, and I developed him based on one of my own personalilty. I have two personalities...that's another story (smile)

Q.    How did you come about Bone's character?

A.    Bones is my favorite cousin who I grew up with. We were tight and he would always have my back as little boys, in high school and as adults. So it was easy to develop Bones, I just thought about my cousin and our relationship

Q.    How did you come about the idea for the Seven Figure Club?

A.    I have read about secret clubs of wealthy men in this country who control everything. Sometimes they are members of the same social circles or country clubs, or live in the same communities....so to make my club more interesting, I wanted them all to be DL men.

Q.    What does it feel like to be a New York Times - Best Selling Author?

A.    A blessing. I love the power that it gives me to help others. And I love being a role model for other writers who also strive for success as an author. I love telling people that I am a New York Times Best Selling author..that sounds so good to me.

Q.    How many books have you written?

A.    Six and working on 2 more. I love to write. My next two books are going to be totally different then what people expect from me. I can't wait until they are finished and in the stores.

Q.    Are you currently working on another novel?

A.    Yes, part two of Love On A Two Way Street.

Q.    What message would you like readers to receive from reading LOVE ON A TWO-WAY STREET: Fact or fiction?

A.    That all of us have secrets and what you do in the dark, always comes to the light.