Wildsound Festival is a monthly platform where professional actors can perform transcript readings of stories and scripts. Not too long ago, they read “Three Black Boys: Tomorrow After Supper” novel by Zangba Thomson.
Wildsound Festival – “Three Black Boys”
The reading was performed by Becky Shrimpton (Narrator), Allan Brunet (Viktor), Scott Beaudin (Barnes), Anthony Tran (Baker), and Merlin Simard (Demus).
Wildsound Festival: What is your novel about?
Zangba Thomson: Three Black Boys is about three teenage friends who put their lives on the line to rescue a victim plagued with the deadly black fever disease.
WF: What genres would you say this story is in?
ZT: Urban Fiction; Crime Drama.
WF: How would you describe this story in two words?
ZT: Happy Sad.
WF: What movie have you seen the most in your life?
ZT: Coming to America (Eddie Murphy).
WF: What is your favorite song?
ZT: Rock with You by Michael Jackson.
WF: Do you have an all-time favorite novel?
ZT: No, but my favorite book is Art of War by Sun Tzu.
WF: What motivated you to write this story?
ZT: I recorded a song namedThree Black Boys, and people who heard it used to ask me, “Why did the boys commit the robbery?”. My novel, Three Black Boys, is answering their question.
WF: If you could have dinner with one person (dead or alive), who would that be?
ZT: My Creator.
WF: Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
ZT: Helping people.
WF: What influenced you to enter your story to get performed?
ZT: The thrill of hearing it being performed in a different setting.
WF: Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers? K
ZT: Keep writing.
SOURCE: Novel Writing Festival.