Apostle Dr. Cintsonenia (Cint) Gilstrap, a native of Atlanta, GA, was Licensed and Ordained first as an Evangelist/Prophetess under the Apostolic Leadership of Praise Worship and Deliverance Crusade Ministries, where Apostle Gregory and Renee McClean are Founders.Apostle Dr. Cint was later licensed and ordained as an Associate Pastor of Christ Cathedral New Apostolic Ministries International, where Apostle Steven Wilhite is the Senior Pastor and Overseer.
She travels to Africa (Accra, Ghana) and London (England) to preach and confess the word of the Lord. She has made guest appearances on Word of Faith TV in UK (www.faithworldtv.com). She travels across the Nation preaching to masses of people and helping them through their deliverance and healing. Walking boldly in the office of a Prophet, Apostle Gilstrap is a radical soldier refusing to take second hand to the enemy.
What is the title(s) of your books?
STOLEN SHATTERED YEARS OF MY CHILDHOOD
When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?
I realized I wanted to be a writer after having all my traumatic experiences
How long does it take you to write a book?
It can take 30 to 45 days depending on a person's focus, but each individual is different
What is your work schedule like when you're writing?
When I'm writing there is no schedule, you have to focus and be in a quiet place, time has to be set aside in order for you to write the book.
Are you self-published?
Yes my first book is self published ,going forward I will go between having a publisher or self publishing depending on the volume of pages of the book.
Where do you get your information or ideas for your books?
It was inspired by the trials and experiences of my life.
When did you write your first book and how old were you?
I was a adult when I wrote my first book in 2017
What was one of the most surprising things you learned in creating your books?
The most surprising thing I learned was reliving the experiences and reopening wounds and scars I never wanted to go back too.
How many books have you written? Which is your favorite and why?
I have completed 1. My scribe will eventually be 12, Stolen is my favorite because it was my first book to be released, because I had to relive my past in order to help others become free from the emotions of their past.
Do you have any suggestions to help the inspired writers become a better writer? If so, what are they?
I would suggest a inspired writer to find what it is that they want to write about and write, focus stay determined because challenges will come but in order overcome those challenges you have to stay focus with a clear mind.
Do you hear from your readers much? What kinds of things do they say?
Yes I hear from reader often, things such as " your book has help me forgive who's hurt me' 'Apostle I cried reading your book I relived my past' ' you letting me read this book has opened up a part of me I thought was healed. How do I heal from this hurt? 'being hurt as a child broke me but being healed as a adult will help me help someone else' 'Reading this book I cried like a baby YOU ARE SO STRONG for releasing this one day I hope to be this strong' 'reading your book has inspired me to write my own about my experiences and naming my book from a portion of your book'
What is your target market, who is your ideal reader?
The target readers would be anybody who has been raped, molested, and wounded, it's for those who cry in silence the ones who have dealt with trauma and want to be healed.
When will we expect your next book to be published, inquiring minds want to know?
My focus is to release two more books this year.
Please state your contact information for questions, website, blog and purchasing information.
www.facebook.com @ ccgilstrap
Interview questions by: Tracie Patton
Answers given by: Apostle Dr. Cint Gilstrap