Interview with Manqoba N. Ngwenya

What are you working on next?
my on version of the ending to my book "taking into account the fact that my book had no ending but blank pages to be filled by readers".
Who are your favorite authors?
Harold Robbins and Gayton Makenzie
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
studying so that I can be the best author in Africa, while endeavoring to change the price of bread in Africa!
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
studying and helping fellow students
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
yes
How do you approach cover design?
I take the theme of the book into account
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Hustler's bible by Gayton, never love a stranger, animal farm, nothing but the truth, long walk to freedom, all these books are intriguing but somehow true and I relate to them in some way.
What do you read for pleasure?
anything that I come across since I am an avid reader
When did you first start writing?
back in 2008
What's the story behind your latest book?
having been a criminal and then a peer educator in prison I realized what the impact of crime is on a normal law abiding citizen, and I tried to highlight it with the hope that the would be criminals would read and awaken their consciences and stop doing crime that is crippling our economy, I tried to highlight the ripple effects of crime.
What do your fans mean to you?
they mean the world to me, since there is nothing much I can do without them
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I get to communicate my feelings thoughts and views to millions of people out there and the hope that my writing will change someone's life is the driving force
who are the most important people in your life
No doubt my son and his mom plus my family
do you prefer ebooks or hard copy
I might be seeing the world through my cavemen eyes but yeah I still go for hard copy
Published 2015-12-24.
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Books by This Author

What A Sad World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,070. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Drama... Action... A Chilling Thriller! This is a Must Read... and you won’t be able to put the damn book down! It is a story of naughty and reckless young men whose actions were for no reason other than to enrich themselves, regardless of who got hurt in the process. They broke into the home of a harmless law-abiding family and wreaked havoc... Read on... it is a sad world indeed.