Interview with Belinda Pieterse

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My passion to help people reach their full potential
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading books, building my social profile, facilitating group and one-on-one coaching.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Word by mouth, search kindle store
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, it was a blog titled - Can we as ordinary people have significant lives?. You can read the blog on my website:
What is your writing process?
I start with writing down the an idea and then the main aspects that I want to touch on. Thereafter I write the rest of the content.
How do you approach cover design?
I have a friend that is a great graphic designer. She usually designs all my graphics.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I like various books as long as it inspires me and I can learn some valuable life lessons.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Describe your desk
Very neat and organized.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Edenvale, Johannesburg, South Africa. I do not think that the place I grew up influenced my writing but rather my parents and later on my children. People influence and inspire me more than places.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing in 2014 after my divorce and I am enjoying every minute.
Published 2017-08-28.
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Books by This Author

Freedom - Comes from Knowing and Understanding Yourself
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,920. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
“We can bring hope by changing the shadows of our past into a Testimony of promise”