He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything. The pandemic has amplified the world fears opening a door to paranoia. Quarantine is quite a burden on many people psyche. The impact of isolation has spiraled the population into depression, emotional and financially. A St. Louis Missouri author by the name of Roland Sato Page is using his leisure time to accomplish achievements rewarding to his mental and economic state. He recently released his first novel titled "Eating the Forbidden Fruit" available on Amazon. The newly ordained writer was diagnosed with Lupus ten years ago.Triggering battles with depression. Beyond his illness the Covid 19 has placed a target on his immune system therefore Roland is concerned for his welfare as well as his family. Placing himself in quarantine provides a productive accessibility for his literary venture. With "Eating the Forbidden Fruit" freshly on bookshelves there are two other novels loaded into the chamber ready to be discharged in the near future. In regard to the freshmen book, Roland states, "My book is a thrilling fiction novel loosely based on my past career as a St. Louis police officer convicted of federal crimes because of childhood affiliations. I chose the fiction realm to protect the privacy of characters within the story line. One would suggest it as a crime novel, yet I intended it to be a fusion of drama, humor, and romance." it's a roller coaster into a journey of discovery. Roland searches for answers for his demise. What is certain in human nature we all fall from grace sometimes more than once.
Roland reflects, "My selection in genre was simple. A narrative about my life requires no research only the effort of placing good memories into chronological order. Such an asset for my future legacy. I have successfully archived my history for my next generations to follow for years to come."
Writing about personal accounts flow so organically it becomes part of you. I had no down time or distractions all the way through. The completion was easy and therapeutic for my condition. Who would expect the literary game to be an escape from personalobstacles?
"I was always an artist previously to writing. I was a tattoo artist however Lupus hindered my hand and eye coordination. Thus, putting the brakes on the Body Art profession."
Where tragedies come blessings. The St. Louis native traded visual art into literary expression. A thought to be curse has opened the door into a entirely successful hobby.
"Truly it's not about the fame but about the mental wellness. The accomplishment of completing my first novel is so gratifying. I can't express how healthy I feel. There is a power between mental and physical strengthening. One fuels the other. The pandemic has strategically given me the knowledge for readiness preparation. My departure from law enforcement and the military has made me relax. Plus having Lupus has delayed my problem-solving ability. The Covid hysteria recharged traits I lost use to have during my law enforcement and military era.
Roland assures "Eating the Forbidden Fruit" won't be his first and last novel. "I have completed a second book titled, "Skin Deep" based on the drama in the body art industry. Then I have "Walking the Purple Road" a journey about my 90 day stay in the hospital battling Lupus.Organs failing and all the love of my family brought me back from the brink of death."
So stay tuned for more addictive reads from the newcomer self-published writer. For more details go to http://www.authorrolandpage.com