Interview with Bangambiki Habyarimana

When did you first start writing?
In high school. I wrote poems and short stories and published them in my school bulletin "The Ray". Since then I continued to write and publish on different website on the web including my own blog.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Writing for me is education in itself. There is no more effective way to stay updated on the subject you love than writing about it.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
It helps me to distribute my books to different channels, and control it all in one dashboard. I highly recommend any indie author to use Smashwords.
Who are your favorite authors?
Guy de Maupassant, Montaigne and Sartre
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I spend time with family and friends. Watch movies and TV to refresh my mind.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I search them using google. Though most of my books now come from Gutenberg, Wikibooks and Smashwords.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, I wrote a bad play named Homo Homini Lupus. I forgot about it and it got lost!
What is your writing process?
I go to my computer and write anything that comes to my mind on the subject without editing and looking back to what I have written. When the flow of ideas stop, I save it and take a rest. Next time I do the same until I feel I've written all I could and then go back to edit. It's in editing that the best ideas appear. The book starts writing itself and I end up with a completely new version and ending than what I originaly thought.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
It was a philosophical novel by Sartre which set in motion my rebelious independent thinking in motion.
How do you approach cover design?
I am poor at designing. I know a good cover is essential to an ebook so I enlist the services of professional designers when I can.
Published 2013-09-11.
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Books by This Author

Two Men In Magda's Life
Price: Free! Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Magda finds herself catapulted to responsibility after her father gets a UTD. As the only and beloved daughter, she has to fight against the powerful illness and the marauding spirits that want to wipe her family out. Will she rise to the challenge? This is Book I of Two Men in Magda's Life Trilogy. Enjoy
Bible Verses For All Occasions
Series: Inspirational Quotes, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,680. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
The Bible is the Word of God and it offers us every help and encouragement we need through everyday life. Are you in time of trouble? Do yo want to encourage a friend in need? Do you need a thought or theme for a special day? Asking yourself a question? Just pick up this book and find the appropriate bible verse for that moment,
Dummies Guide to Facebook Slang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet
If you are short on time and still want to communicate effectively with your friends on Facebook, this tool will be of valuable help in time of need. Master it and use it frequently to communicate on facebook while not spending more time there than necessary. And if you are a parent, be knowledgeable in the language your son uses to communicate with his friends on social media.
Top 101 Inspirational Quotes Of All Time
Series: Inspirational Quotes, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Motivational quotes can get you through a bad patch in your life and can quickstart your brain if you are stuck. When I am out of steam I charge my batteries by reading motivational quotes. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily. –Zig Ziglar
Shira Irungu: Igitabo cy’Urwenya
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: Unknown language. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
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Inspirational Quotes For All Occasions
Series: Inspirational Quotes, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 153,570. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Welcome to this collection of motivational and inspirational quotes. Collected from various books and different authors, these quotes are full of wisdom you need to shape your character and ensure you succeed in your private, social and professional life. Enjoy!