If a person grows up in the inner city and works hard (good grades, goes to college, earns a substantial degree), the first action this person performs upon reaching a somewhat successful status is LEAVE. In turn the inner city loses its most important assets, leaving these areas lacking positive role models. Well, “Black Boogiemen” is a fictional story about a charismatic leader that unites all of these successful men, and forces them to return to the worse parts of the inner city to LIVE.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “Black Boogiemen“?
Tallis Piaget: Being honest, I see the deplorable state of most inner cities throughout America. No matter what state we visit, their urban area is usually the place that contains a preponderance of
criminal activity. (read more)
JP: What sets “Black Boogiemen” apart from other books in the same genre?
TP: The idea is extremely original, and the methods used to bring about true and everlasting change are unheard of. Though people may have thought of the controversial premise, I had the courage to actually put the idea on paper. (read more)
JP: As an author, what are the keys to your success that led to “Black Boogiemen” getting out to the public?
TP: I must admit, without proper marketing, it has been an arduous task getting “Black Boogmen” to the masses. But what has really helped is the quality of my material. People really love this book and consider it an instant classic. (read more)
JP: As an author, what is your writing process? How long did it take you to start and finish “Black Boogiemen”?
TP: My writing process is erratic, meaning it changes depending on my mood. As far as “Black Boogmen” is concerned, everyday I came home from my day job, I wrote feverishly for hours. I did this until I completed the entire book. (read more)
JP: What’s next for Tallis Piaget?
TP: Well, I will continue to be the executive editor of Insight2Incite magazine (I also write for the magazine). I am working on a sequel to “Black Boogiemen”. (read more)
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