Interview with Sicebise Msengana

What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
What do you read for pleasure?
Novels
Describe your desk
Books, pens, dictionaries and coffee
When did you first start writing?
In 2012
What's the story behind your latest book?
Enduring pain and suffering through positive thinking and having a bigger picture in mind.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in rural South Africa. It motivated me to make the most of the scarce resources I had. I'm looking forward to making a difference in people's lives.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
After seeing traditional publishing houses rejecting great works. I decided to try my luck and see what happens.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Let's wait and see what lies ahead.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Inspiring people to make the most of life, no matter how difficult it is.
What do your fans mean to you?
A lot. Without them, I'm nothing.
What are you working on next?
My next book.
Who are your favorite authors?
J.k Rowling, Stephen King, Napoleon Hill.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Writing and philanthropy
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Jogging, listening to music, sightseeing, and reading.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, it was about the "honour killings" in Islamic nations.
Published 2015-06-29.
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Books by This Author

Africa's Contemporary Issues
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Problem's emanating from slavery, colonization and apartheid.
The Universe Owes Us Nothing Except For The Gift of Life and Luck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
The Universe Owes Us Nothing Except For The Gift of Life and Luck is an African-centred book that relates to all people in the journey called "Life." It touches sensitive topics like religion, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity and other important aspects of life such as human suffering and pain from an objective analysis.