Interview with Unathi Sitatu

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I spend my time thinking about my next poem *laughs*
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
From a guy who 'proof reads' my work, Mr Hugo
What do you read for pleasure?
Travelling magazines
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in a small town called Uitenhage in South Africa, Eastern Cape. Growing up not fully understanding the reason to be alive made me write a lot of expressive words in finding out what was the reason for me to be....a man, a son, a cousin, a father, and every bit of increment that makes Unathi Sitatu. Poverty influenced my writing, struggle influenced my writing, a lot of saddening things of my life influence my writing
When did you first start writing?
I started in 2007 by writing over Eminem's poetic music, I then developed a lot of similarities with what he was penning about and the rest fell on
What's the story behind your latest book?
Its my 1st book, I'm new on the market. My book is a plain way of 'introducing myself, my thoughts, my life experiences'
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Writing
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
As I've said I'm new at Smashwords, I can only answer that at a later stage
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
It is when I overcome an obstacle and write poem of the experience...whoooahhh!
What do your fans mean to you?
I have only three fans for now and they mean a lot to me
What are you working on next?
My second book, about life experience
Published 2016-02-09.
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