Interview with Chinelo Mgbeadichie

What do you read for pleasure?
I read any novel mostly crime fictions that catch my fancy
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I think Kindle reader is good, then Apple iPad.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
I cannot say at the moment because I am still trying various means.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Lagos, Nigeria but where I grew up didn't influence my writing although I have over time enjoyed using places and locations as well as experiences.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing as a child with picture books, my first long story was written when I was in Secondary School in 2003.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Mrs. Unmarried is my latest book and it was based on a dream I had.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Tough times with traditional authors and unreasonable price fixing by these publishers and online retailers. Also there is the challenge of distance that affects print books.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I believe it is a popular site and I am looking forward to a relationship with this site.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The goose pimples I get when the images are forming in my mind.
What do your fans mean to you?
I call them readers and they are my encouragers. I couldn't keep writing if I don't have them reading and giving me feedbacks.
What are you working on next?
The Ice for hearts series, book two in the series, a number of other stand alones.
Who are your favorite authors?
Cathy Bryant, C.M. Okonkwo, Francine Rivers, Chimamanda Adichie.
Published 2017-10-24.
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Books by This Author

Mrs Unmarried
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 70,430. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ezinne is an abused, battered and broken wife whose husband is murdered in their home, she is the prime suspect and the world is looking at her because she had motive and opportunity but will her lawyer be successful in saving her life or is she doomed because of his death?