Treva Gordon is an evangelist, motivational speaker, and business leader. She is the founder of Leading Ladies, Inc. She founded the group in 2011. Leading Ladies represent women who are motivated to WIN. Treva grew up in River Rouge, MI and attended the public school system. Treva faced learning difficulties growing up but overcame them. Today she is married with three children and encourages people to chase after their dreams. Her favorite scripture is Philippians 4:13. She is the author of the upcoming book entitled, “Leading Ladies.”
About “Leading Ladies”
This book is inspirational because it highlights testimonies and accomplishments of 50 amazing non-ordinary women.
UBAWA: When did you first decide you wanted to become an author?
Treva: In 2012.
UBAWA: How did you decide on the idea for your 1st book? 2nd book? 3rd book, etc?
Treva: My first book was God inspired.
UBAWA: How long did it take you to complete your first book? What was the process like?
Treva: Still working on it and about to upload on the 15th to our publisher.
UBAWA: What’s so rewarding about writing books and being an author?
Treva: It gives you the opportunity to be creative.
UBAWA: Was there ever a time you felt like giving up?
Treva: Yes all the time, but God makes a way.
UBAWA: There’s more to being an author than writing a book. How do you manage to handle the business side of things?
Treva: I stay humble.
UBAWA: Do you have an editor or do you edit your own books?
UBAWA: Who does the cover art for your book(s)?
Treva: My publishing company.
UBAWA: Do you ever encounter writer’s block? How do you get past it?
Treva: Yes. Walk away from it when I can't think then come back to it later.
UBAWA: How often do you write?
Treva: As often as I am inspired. Daily.
UBAWA: Tell us about your last book signing.
Treva: My 1st one will be June 8, 2013.
UBAWA: Beside social media, what other methods are you using to get the word out about your book(s)?
Treva: Word of mouth, send out invites, and local advertising.
UBAWA: As a Woman of Color, what inspires you the most?
Treva: My family.
UBAWA: Who is your biggest influence?
UBAWA: Have you ever done something in the past you regret? How did you get through it?
Treva: Yes but I had to repent and look up to God. I always turn to Him.
UBAWA: How do you get through the tough times in life when life throws what it throws at you?
Treva: I try surrounding myself around positive people.
UBAWA: What is one goal you want to accomplish for yourself in 2013?
Treva: Help more people.
UBAWA: What do you have planned next?
Treva: My plays.
UBAWA: How can readers and others in the literary community reach you?
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