Interview with George Mwidima Kihanda

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew in the United Republic of Tanzania, East Africa where I studied and spoke English and Swahili and this is what I like writing about.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing in 2004 by translating an English website into Swahili.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Exploring Swahili Grammar in Detailed Examples for advanced learners
What motivated you to become an indie author?
School debates and passing Swahili examination at high grade by scoring A on National Examination Council of Tanzania in 1996.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I am going to try Smashwords by publishing my books about Swahili Grammar for advanced learners and see how I will succeed.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
To see other know what I discovered in life
What do your fans mean to you?
Fans are people who are interested in my success, people who will like to see me succeed.
What are you working on next?
I am working on another Swahili Grammar Book for advanced learners across the world for various institutions, schools and individual students.
Who are your favorite authors?
Shabaan Robert
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
New ideas and new approaches I discover to teach and serve others in what I already know Computer Application and Language Training
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I spend my time reading books and watching 'how to' videos on youtube
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Google Search engine and Website search tools
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I write Grammar Books
What is your writing process?
1. Prewriting, writing short ideas.
2. Writing by explaining the approaches
3. Revising what I wrote
4. Editing by checking diction; comparing meaning of words in different offline and online dictionaries
5. Verifying definition of things especially objects by checking their images on Google image
6. Publishing
Published 2017-08-19.
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