Meet Amazing Urban Lit Author Kai Storm

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Author Kai Storm is a new face in the Urban Literary world, has brought us shining jewels called Alani’s Bigger Hustle & Alani’s Hustle Gets Bigger. Kai was born in Panama in 1972 and came to New York in 1981 with her mother. She discovered her writing gift as a junior at Boys & Girls High School when an English teacher gave her an assignment to develop a story from just one paragraph and since then, her pen was hot. Thru the years, Kai continued to write any and everything not only to keep her gift alive but also for therapeutic reasons, either way her pen and paper kept her sane. In December 2007, Kai was working at a hospital as a temp and even though the assignment was over the first week of December the hospital kept her on for two more weeks just so that she would have money for Christmas presents but there was nothing for her to do during those two weeks so she decided to pen the first three chapters of Alani’s Bigger Hustle. Only after she submitted the first three chapters did she decide to write the rest of the book “just to see what I would do with it”, and when she pushed this out, it was nothing but fire!

 

“This story literally lived inside of me since I was 12 years old, it grew up with

me and I knew one day it would be out in the world for all to see, it just had too!”

 

Kai was first signed to a publishing house in August 2008 and because she was so excited about the whole venture she never fully researched the company and the works they produced and because Kai had her own personal life issues, she never fully pushed for the book to be released. Once things in her life calmed down and she was ready to be published, in October 2010 she discovered the company was not all ready to put out her book and thru Author to Author connections that she made on Facebook, she found a publishing company that was not only ready, they couldn’t wait to sign her on. This company was Twenty First Street Urban Editing & Publishing, LLC and they along with Kai, brought Alani’s Bigger Hustle to life.

 

When meeting Kai for the first time, you can see the excitement that she has about her book, the confidence and the great work ethic she exudes is intense and the best part of all is that it’s genuine to the core. Kai always has promotional information about her book, upcoming book signings and events and anything she is currently working on, and if you are an up and coming author seeking advice, Kai will go above and beyond to provide all the information you need because “If we supported each other more we could rule the world!”

 

Kai is not only a writer but also a mom. In 1997 Kai was blessed with her first daughter named Africa who taught her the real meaning of life and responsibility and the lesson was so overwhelmingly beautiful that she had another daughter named Agodess in 2009. All in all, Kai is a woman that is thankful for all her blessings and plans to continue writing as long as she can. Her third novel is promising to be hot thriller; it’s called You Just Don’t Know, it’s written under genre erotica kink and the best part of all….Miss Kai Storm will be gracing the cover of her third book! Kai has recently been hired to write inspirational stories for Elation Magazine, a monthly online religious publication and she wrote a contributing story for a group collaboration book called Sistah’s With Ink Voices. In the near future, you will hear about another collaboration book called Lipstick 3 where Kai will be dropping another jewel of a story as she continues to do book signings and events around the country. On Facebook, Kai is nicknamed “The hardest worker in the business!” and when you meet her you know why, as soon as you see the hat with her book names on it and that smile, you know why!

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Hannah Spivey:  It’s great to have you back, Kai. How’s life been treating you?
Kai Storm: It’s really great to be back, thanks for having me. By God’s graces life has brought me a lot of opportunity & I’ve done my best to take advantage of all of them. I recently moved from New York to Seattle & been doing my best to spread the word about Kai Storm Books!
Hannah Spivey: Tell us about your latest and previous literary projects?
Kai Storm: My three published novels are as follows: Alani’s Bigger Hustle, the sequel Alani’s Hustle Gets Bigger & my latest called You Just Don’t Know which is an erotic BDSM urban novel.
Hannah Spivey: What is your current book about?
Kai Storm: You Just Don’t Know is an erie sexual tale about a man who lives a double life; on one side he has a wife, children, a job all in a normal setting but on the other side his fetishes have him living a completely different life. It’s represents a lifestyle that many people don’t know about or understand….but could be curious about! You Just Don’t Know has 7 glowing reviews on Amazon.
Hannah Spivey:  What makes your writing style stand out from everyone else’s?
Kai Storm: My writing style is just my imagination on paper lol all of us have imagination it just depends on how we use it.
Hannah Spivey: Other than being an author, what else do you do?
Kai Storm: I write monthly articles for a christian online magazine called Elation, I also host their author feature section called KAI’S CORNER, I’ve written a piece for a compilation book called Sistah’s With Ink & for the upcoming book called Lipstick 3 and I’m also involved in a project headed by Tania Word that is making Alani’s Bigger Hustle into a short film for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
Hannah Spivey: How often do you write?
Kai Storm: I write when the vibe hits me lol.
Hannah Spivey: Do you experience writer’s block? If so, how do you manage it? Writer’s block?
Kai Storm: Not really because I write when the vibe hits me so when I write I just flow.
Hannah Spivey: What should we expect from you in the near future? The future?
Kai Storm: Why tell you when I can just surprise you lol!
Hannah Spivey: Where can people purchase your books and find your website and social network sites?
Kai Storm:  All of my books can either be purchased at Amazon, on my publisher’s site 21streeturbanediting.com or from me! I currently have copies of You Just Don’t Know on hand and the best thing about owning the paperback is that you get 2 extra stories for the price! I’m on Facebook, Twitter/Alanistory, Google+/Kai Storm, LinkedIn/Kai Storm, YouTube/Jennchocostar, Instagram/Kaihustler, my websites are nattiekai.com and nattiekai.wix.com/Kaistorm.
Hannah Spivey:  Anyone you’d like to give a shout out to?
Kai Storm: Shout out to all readers, fellow authors & book publishers because the artistry of books is important. Shout out to friends & family because your support is what keeps me going & a special shout out to my loving husband, he is my rock! Everyday I thank God for my blessings!
Hannah Spivey:  It’s great to have you back, Kai. How’s life been treating you?
Kai Storm: It’s really great to be back, thanks for having me. By God’s graces life has brought me a lot of opportunity & I’ve done my best to take advantage of all of them. I recently moved from New York to Seattle & been doing my best to spread the word about Kai Storm Books!
Hannah Spivey: Tell us about your latest and previous literary projects?
Kai Storm: My three published novels are as follows: Alani’s Bigger Hustle, the sequel Alani’s Hustle Gets Bigger & my latest called You Just Don’t Know which is an erotic BDSM urban novel.
Hannah Spivey: What is your current book about?
Kai Storm: You Just Don’t Know is an erie sexual tale about a man who lives a double life; on one side he has a wife, children, a job all in a normal setting but on the other side his fetishes have him living a completely different life. It’s represents a lifestyle that many people don’t know about or understand….but could be curious about! You Just Don’t Know has 7 glowing reviews on Amazon.
Hannah Spivey:  What makes your writing style stand out from everyone else’s?
Kai Storm: My writing style is just my imagination on paper lol all of us have imagination it just depends on how we use it.
Hannah Spivey: Other than being an author, what else do you do?
Kai Storm: I write monthly articles for a christian online magazine called Elation, I also host their author feature section called KAI’S CORNER, I’ve written a piece for a compilation book called Sistah’s With Ink & for the upcoming book called Lipstick 3 and I’m also involved in a project headed by Tania Word that is making Alani’s Bigger Hustle into a short film for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
Hannah Spivey: How often do you write?
Kai Storm: I write when the vibe hits me lol.
Hannah Spivey: Do you experience writer’s block? If so, how do you manage it? Writer’s block?
Kai Storm: Not really because I write when the vibe hits me so when I write I just flow.
Hannah Spivey: What should we expect from you in the near future? The future?
Kai Storm: Why tell you when I can just surprise you lol!
Hannah Spivey: Where can people purchase your books and find your website and social network sites?
Kai Storm:  All of my books can either be purchased at Amazon, on my publisher’s site 21streeturbanediting.com or from me! I currently have copies of You Just Don’t Know on hand and the best thing about owning the paperback is that you get 2 extra stories for the price! I’m on Facebook, Twitter/Alanistory, Google+/Kai Storm, LinkedIn/Kai Storm, YouTube/Jennchocostar, Instagram/Kaihustler, my websites are nattiekai.com and nattiekai.wix.com/Kaistorm.
Hannah Spivey:  Anyone you’d like to give a shout out to?
Kai Storm: Shout out to all readers, fellow authors & book publishers because the artistry of books is important. Shout out to friends & family because your support is what keeps me going & a special shout out to my loving husband, he is my rock! Everyday I thank God for my blessings!
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