Author Interview with Pastor Theophilus George 

By  Raindropreflections

Today, we have the pleasure of sitting down with Pastor Theophilus George, a man who embodies passion, dedication, and a relentless pursuit of personal growth. As a brother, son, and uncle, Theophilus is known for his unwavering commitment to ministry and serving others in the Kingdom of God. His proactive approach to learning and expanding his knowledge through conferences, workshops, and collaboration with fellow believers sets him apart as a leader who provides innovative and relevant guidance to those he serves. Join us as we delve into the insights and wisdom of Pastor Theophilus George.

What inspired you to start writing?
It was my doctor that said if I don’t have someone to share how I am feeling inside with to let it out, I should write it down.

What was an early experience where you learned that language had power?
When I submitted my first poem to Hi5(old social media) and someone commented and said that the piece touched them deeply.

What does success mean to you? What is the definition of success?
Success is accomplishing my purpose. What God has put me and kept me upon this earth to do, when I have done it I will be successful.

What does literary success look like to you?
Literary success is writing all the books that I have inside of me so that the world can get help where neeeded.

Are you on social media and can your readers interact with you?
I am on Facebook, TikTok, LinkedIn

What drew you to writing your preferred genre?
It’s what’s inside of me.

What is the most difficult part about writing for you?
Trying to not write what I want.

What is the most difficult part of your artistic process?
Releasing myself and my thoughts and allowing myself to be guided by the Holy Spirit to write with a connection for the audience.

How do you handle writer’s block?
Pray. Wait.

Do you view writing as a kind of spiritual practice?
Yes I do. It’s allowing myself to give way to be used as a vessel by the Holy Spirit to minister to someone or many individuals.

What period of your life do you find you write about most often? (child, teenager, young adult)
Young adult

How do you decide what to fictionalize when writing characters or a plot based on real events or experiences?
As led by the Holy Spirit

How many books have you written?

Do you want each book to stand on its own, or are you trying to build a body of work with connections between each book?
It’s a combination for me. To stand out but still be connected to tell my story.

How did publishing your first book change your process of writing?
Because I now know a part of the process and I am considering to start promoting before the book reached the final editing stage.

What was your favourite part, and your least favourite part, of the publishing journey?
Favorite Part: Writing

Least Favorite Part: Marketing

Are there any projects or books you working on now?

What inspired you to write this book?
It’s time to tell my story that others can read and relate and also find hope for change.

What books do you enjoy reading?
Historical research books

How do you like to communicate with your readers?
Email communication, Facebook messenger

What are the words you live by?
If am going through something, someone else will go through it, someone already went through it and someone is going through it now. So let me share some insight to help.

What is your favorite quote from your book?
I do not really have one

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