Interview with Jerry Sarkwah, Jr

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I was brought up in Ghana with a rich culture.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing far back in college.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The book talks about a struggled orphan.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Because,I really like watching indie movies.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Very great
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
To satisfy my fans.
What do your fans mean to you?
Who was the main character in Kwame's Passage?
Kwame Blackteng
Who are your favorite authors?
Stephen Matlock,Charlotte Bronte,Dick Frances,Chinua Achebe and Emily Bronte.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Writing and new characters.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
watching film
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes.That is my first book, entitled 'Kwame's Passage".
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes.That is 'Jane Eyre' written by Charlotte Bronte.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
They are:Jane Eyre,woman in white,a place of gentle waters, a child called it, and things fall apart. They are great books for life.
What are you working on next?
The rhythm of the gods.
Published 2013-09-05.
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