Thursday, March 02, 2023

Q&A with Jumata Emill

From my Q&A with Jumata Emill, author of The Black Queen:
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

It gives the reader a direct answer to who this story is centered around. Even if you don’t know immediately that she’s being murdered, you at least know that girl, who is black and who is queen of something, is the nexus of whatever action unfolds. The title of this book came before I even knew who the characters were that would inhabit this story. I also think it does a great job of teasing the reader. You hear/see The Black Queen and you want to know more. Who is she? What is she the queen of? What does she do? Or what happens to her? And then...[read on]
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Q&A with Jumata Emill.

--Marshal Zeringue