Well, it beats the alternative, right?
Anyhow, welcome back to our regular Monday feature. Today I had the opportunity to interview Bailey Gee, a poet whose works dive deep into the most personal parts of life. Let's get into it!
When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?
I've known since I was a small child
Where do you get your information or ideas for your books?
I use lived experience
What do you like to do when you’re not writing?
It seems like writing is all I do with my time!
What does your family think of your writing?
They support me fully, however they have a hard time reading my books because of the subject matter
What was one of the most surprising things you learned in creating your books?
How difficult the promotional side of it is
How many books have you written? Which is your favourite?
I've written two books and I'm working on my third. I have a soft spot for my first book
Do you have any suggestions to help someone become a better writer? If so, what are they?
Just keep writing. Don't give up
Do you hear from your readers much? What kinds of things do they say?
I love hearing from my readers. I've had several messages saying I've inspired people. Those are the things that keep me going
s a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
I knew from day one I always wanted to be an author
Does writing energize or exhaust you?
Definitely energizes me
As a writer, what would you choose as your mascot/avatar/spirit animal?
A giraffe. Definitely a giraffe
What do you have coming next?
A third book. The rest is a surprise.
And now we have a poem from Bailey!
A Rufescent Angel
Her distinct gait
Holds my gaze
From the very first second
Ever so adroitly
Her red hair
In the fierce winds
The most majestic creature
Clear the frog in my throat
She walks by
Her smelling like roses