The Author and Artist Hour, 18/04/2021
Radio Toni A Conversation with Kez Wickham St George and Toni Lontis
Talking Points Radio Toni – A Conversation with Kez Episode 4 with Frantz Charles
This show series is focused on authors and co hosted with my amazing new co host Kez Wickham St George
Kez Wickham St George is the driver of her own creativity and her passion is to inspire and nurture others to tell their stories. Her values are simple; when you touch a heart; we can change a life. By encouraging you to write or journal her belief is, it will only add value to your life.
Frantz Charles is a well-renowned Author who has experience writing in a variety of formats. They are thrilled to have developed a supportive readership across the globe.
Frantz Charles is extremely proud and excited to share his latest work The GCP The First Resurrection. The project might have been a lengthy one, but this was one story that really needed to be told.
Parallel universes are at play in a not-so-distant-future in THE GCP: THE FIRST RESURRECTION. Planet Earth is being attacked by a set of gods, led by the mighty goddess Vera. A pitched battle for the future of the Universe commences and three teenagers are instrumental in defending humanity from demigods hell-bent on destroying them. Angela Lopez, a 17-year-old, fights depression along with alien forces and discovers her superpowers. Cade Walker, a 16-year-old has conflicting alliances as he commits to protecting Alice, his pregnant lover. Cade’s half-brother Colvin Walker, 18-years-old, is a cold-blooded captain who is a leader in the war for Heaven.
Sparks fly as the clash between competing universes begins. The stakes for world survival are high in this richly layered story set in an imaginary world of adventure, mystery, and excitement.
Frantz Charles has always been passionate about writing and storytelling. They describe him as a curious Author who loves exploring different themes regarding young adults and motifs. As part of his writing process, he loves immersing himself in stories relating to real-life situations in hope of bringing out a change to many readers. His projects—diving headfirst into the research, production, and fine-tuning of the stories he feels are the most worthy of telling. He's a mentor, poet, businessman, and author.
Toni - How important is Diversity In literature?
Kez - What does the word diversity mean to you Franz?
Toni - What is your book about?
Kez - I find the title of the book fascinating, GCP the first resurrection, where did the title come from?
Toni - What’s the inspiration behind the book?
Kez - Was it purely an aha moment in your life, or did something happen, to being the writer out in you Frantz?
.Toni - What was the writing process like?
Kez - Some people format a the book chapter by chapter and others sit and write the plot forming an their heads as they write. I find a lot of writers like to process the story, which one are you.
Toni - In your bio it says you’re a mentor. What kind of mentoring do you do?
Kez - Are you a writers Mentor? if so what are some of the exercises you would encourage your clients to practice.
Toni - What age group would you say the book would attract.
Kez - Would you consider a more diverse readership in an age group, how would you go about this?
Kez..Who do you think the book would appeal to and what countries would you like to see your book in.
Toni - What’s next for you as a writer/ mentor / businenessman?
Kez.. What is your preferred Genre Franz, writer or Mentor. Do you feel a responsibility to help others to become writers?
Kez - If you could speak to a younger Franz today, what would be your advice to him.
Kez is ever the storyteller and a popular speaker at many local events; However mentoring others to tell their stories has become a large part of Kez’s life, running creative writing workshops for those that have a story to tell.
Encouraging and mentoring others to follow their passion for writing has resulted in four of her writing protégés becoming published authors. Kez also invites published authors in fiction to contact her, as she enjoys introducing their work to Facebook and Instagram by video.