This interview is really special to me as the author and I went to school together (when we were slightly younger). So it is a real pleasure for me to feature her on my blog.
– What did you want to be when you grew up?
As a young child and up until leaving secondary school I wanted to be a lawyer.
-What is your favorite genre and what drew you to it?
I love romance – always have always will. I read hundreds of Mills and Boon novels growing up.
– When did you start writing in a professional way?
I started writing when I was about 12 years old. Although I did not publish anything for many years.
– Do you have a specific writing method or ritual? How many hours do you devote to writing every day?
I do not have a specific method and I do not follow a ritual. I set goals and the goals determine how much time I devote to writing each day.
-What part of writing do you enjoy most?
When I am able to go back and see my thoughts in print. I find that very exciting indeed.
-How do you develop your characters?
Most times from people around me. Other times from people I have heard about.
-Which of the characters in any of your books mean the most to you and why?
Temisan – this character was developed from me.
-What are your aspirations as a writer and where do you see yourself in five years time?
In five years’ time I see my DOZ Chronicles book series a global household name like the Mills and Boon series.
-Which author has influenced your writing most?
No singular author has influenced my writing most. I have my favourite authors but when it comes to writing I do my own thing really. There is no author I want to be like and I am not afraid to carve my own path.
-What would you like to say to your readers?
Thank you for reading.
A colour- pink
A day of the year- 2nd october
A favourite recipe- jollof rice
A movie- The God Father
A song- 10,000 Reasons
A quote- Good leaders work hard and tirelessly to deliver on their promises. They know it can be done and they keep at it until it is done. No excuses.