Interview with Noliyanda Pike

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in a small beautiful town called Hermanus, Western Cape Province in South Africa. My writing was always there as a teenager writing behind the counter and was mostly influenced at university when a lecturer just placed writing pad and pencil on desk of each student saying as we entered lecture room; "With what is on your desk, start writing whatever is on your mind, take it as free writing"
When did you first start writing?
My first written work was done in 2015
What's the story behind your latest book?
In this book, you will learn that life is about relationships, you open yourself for growth and treasure experiences thereof. Also acknowledging your dual nature of life and how to balance the two, spiritual and your natural life.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Each day I am grateful and thankful to my Creator, for breath and be able to get out of bed. Waking up is a gift no man can give to anyone.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Spending time with family brings togetherness and fulfilment. Having friends around and people you serve brings the best out of my life.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I discover ebooks online and by referrals.
What is your writing process?
My core writing business is spiritual books, taken from true life experiences
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Books that have and still making impact in my life: The Bible, Take It By Force, by Judy Jacobs, The Threshing Floor by Dr Juanita Bynum, Fighting The Invisible by Bishop David Oyedepo, The Giver, Think And Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I domy e-reading on iPhone or ipad
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Word of mouth and social media are effective tools for marketing
Published 2017-06-26.
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Books by This Author

My One Time Sacrifice: An Unbreakable Relationship
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 34,710. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
Relationship encounters and circumstances in your life set you up for experiences that will change you to be a better person. Opportunities of growth will always be presented in your life, when they come, be able to see and act.