Interview with Thato Boitumelo Setlhabi

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The greatest joy is that, I get to tell stories on a different light and to express myself in the most artistic, but dignified way possible
What do your fans mean to you?
They are angels sent to assist me in fulfilling the divine purpose that I live for
What are you working on next?
I am working on poetry. My next release will be of pieces of poetry that I have been waiting eagerly to share with the world
Who are your favorite authors?
Prophet Shepherd Bushhiri
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Getting another opportunity to inspire,motivate and rejuvenate minds that come in contact with the messages that I carry
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I spent my time thinking about how I can make marks that no one could ever erase
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
word of mouth and mostly through social media
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I remember it very well. It was about a stranger that was interested in assisting me to unleash the unknown potential that lies in my thoughts and is seen in my confessions
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The first story I remember reading is "Nothing but the truth". The most inspirational part is that the author of that book is a black South African gentleman who has made his voice heard through art
How do you approach cover design?
I look at my subtitle and then visualize the images that I would like the reader to have, the first time they lay their eyes on the cover
What do you read for pleasure?
I read newspapers for pleasure
What is your e-reading device of choice?
A tablet
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Advertising on social media
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in a small town Called Theunissen. It has inspired me and made me become more willing to put it on the MAP and to bring recognition of the talent it has bore.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing when I was only six years old.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The story behind my new book is Salvation and the effects of the "Born Again" experience and its benefits
What is your writing process?
I write directly from my thoughts and current situations, with a touch of my interpretation
What are your five favorite books, and why?
The love letter
Nothing but the truth
Justine
The pursuit of Titus
Second Chance

These books have the best advice. They teach on how to work around improving life and going through problems without losing yourself
Describe your desk
Motivational and Inspirational
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Books that I have read
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
It has made my book available on a broader platform and easy for my fans and supporters to purchase it
Published 2017-06-15.
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