John Baker Revealed
About John Baker
What is your birthdate?:12/31
Previous occupations:Inventory specialist, call center supervisor at Verizon Wireless
Favorite job:Historical and genealogical research
High school and/or college:Springfield High School, Springfield, TN, Nashville Tech, Nashville, TN
Name of your favorite composer or music artist?:Patti Labelle, Luther Vandross, Lionel Richie
Favorite movie:Color Purple
Favorite television show:Roots by Alex Haley
- Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
- A. Devoted to family.
- Q. What is your motto or maxim?
- A. Never give up on your dreams.
- Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
- A. Achieving one's goals.
- Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
- A. Mastering the piano and saxophone
- Q. What is your greatest achievement?
- A. Getting my book the Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation published
- Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
- A. Being a perfectionist
- Q. What’s your best quality?
- A. Dependability
- Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
- A. Being on time
- Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
- A. Singing and drawing
- Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
- A. Movie director or professional singer
- Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
- A. Honesty, integrity, dependability
- Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
- A. Peach cobbler
- Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
- A. My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord and Jesus, You're the Center of My Joy,
On Books and Writing
- Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
- A. Roots
- Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
- A. Don't give up on your dreams.
- Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
- A. Who is the favorite character in your book.