Interview with Dumisani Nkomo

What motivated you to become an indie author?
The passion for writing. I felt I had learnt a lot and needed to share with the world what I was made of
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
So far yes as they have given me access to an unlimited library and volumes of readers. I believe that as we grow our partnership I can become more visible and relevant to the world
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Telling the story the way I see it. I mean we all see things differently and as such when you get the inside info you want to tell the world what you saw and how you saw it. Another thing is the joy of hearing the testimonies of others as to how my work has impacted their lives
What do your fans mean to you?
They are the reason why I write. Without them there is no one to share my story with
What are you working on next?
Am doing a couple of books one on worship, the second a sequel to my first book. Am also trying to write the story that made me
Who are your favorite authors?
Joyce Meyer, Chris Oyakilome, Joel Osteen, Tommy Tenney
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
God
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Am either on the internet reading widely or watching movies
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I look for what I like and read that. I look for topics of interest, google them and am good to go
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I look for what I like and read that. I look for topics of interest, google them and am good to go
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I don't quite remember but I recall it had something to do with a street gang.
How do you approach cover design?
I ask the experts to bring my vision to life. And I put in a lot of input into the final product
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I love Christian books basically because they have built my life. I also enjoy adventure stories that broaden my worldview
What do you read for pleasure?
Sports stuff
What is your e-reading device of choice?
The PC or laptop
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Social media and referalls
Describe your desk
Very organised
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in a community that respected mutual relationships and pushed success and as such that helped shape my philosophy that we need to co-exist and we can become better than where we are coming from
When did you first start writing?
1989 as a 10 years old primary school kid
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
It was called A Day I will Never Forget, an adventure story I had when I went out into the woods and got lost. It was a fiction story though. This got me my first writing award
What is your writing process?
I first do a rough draft of everything then come back to add the flesh
What's the story behind your latest book?
It is a character study of biblical sons who have made an impact on my life over the years
Published 2015-01-01.
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Books by This Author

Chronicles Of A Father
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
The value of a father's life lessons to a son. Any caring father will make an effort to leave a legacy through his sons and daughters. If the next generation is going to make it, the seed has to be planted today. If any relationship is messed up now is the best time to mend it. When you as a father are gone, what are your kids going to say about you
Nearer My God To Thee
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / Worship & Liturgy
Poems that show the author's intimate relationship with his Maker
Sons & Sonship- A Revelation On Sons
You set the price! Words: 59,190. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
The concept of Sonship in the 21st Century writings and sermons normally takes the form of protégé and protégée. This is an important biblical principle where, a mantle can be passed from fathers to sons. It is however, unfortunate that today many have claimed to be fathers without adherence to the biblical concept and likewise many claim sonship without a proper understanding of what it really