Thursday, October 11, 2012

Featured Author – Toi Thomas

Today I introduce you to Toi Thomas, author of Eternal Curse: Giovanni’s Angel, a fantasy novel with a spiritual twist to it.

A self-proclaimed techie and foodie, Toi Thomas was born in Texas, but considers Virginia to be home. Growing up in Dallas, Toi had a strong interest in reading fiction and loved to watch movies. Even today, many of Toi’s friends come to her for the answers to movie trivia. Working with computers and cooking lavish meals have become reoccurring pastimes for the Virginia Beach teacher’s assistant, but now Toi wants to entertain the world with the first installment of her new books series. She’s thrilled to take the world on a journey to discover the secrets of the Eternal Curse. 

Eternal Curse: Giovanni’s Angel Synopsis

A wealthy doctor in search of a purpose and an isolated outcast searching for acceptance, meet online and discover that they may be just what the other has been looking for. Mira’s a woman who believes in what she knows and Giovanni’s a man who knows better than to think he truly knows anything. When Mira decides to meet Giovanni face to face, for the first time, at his secluded country home, their journey truly begins. Will the doctor and the outcast be able to stand strong against all the powers of heaven and hell to pursue their ultimate purpose?

How did this book come about?

Toi’s first book started as notes taken on a reoccurring dream. There’s so much she doesn’t remember of the dreams, but once she started taking notes, a story began to develop. She wrote to keep her mind off anything or everything that was troubling her at the time. It worked and Toi ended up with her first book.

Why self-publish?

For Toi, self-publishing was a second thought after having little results from the traditional process of publishing, but she thinks self-publishing may actually be harder. Ultimately, whatever the future holds be it success or failure, she is in control of it all and loves it.

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I thank Toi for her time and participation in Pay It Forward. Now you can help Toi by letting everyone know about her book –

Food for the Soul and Spiritual,


  1. Thank you, Denise, for hosting me today. It's been a very nice experience.

    1. You're welcome, Toi. I wish you the best with the series.

  2. Nice to hear abut others' success whether it be self pub or traditional. Good luck with the book, Toi! And thanks Denise for spotlighting other authors.

  3. The premise of Toi's book sounds promising. I've often considered trying to mine my dreams for writing material, but so far haven't made the attempt. I hope she was good luck with her series.