Interview with Jill Okpalugo-Omali

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Working
Playing with my kids
Volunteering
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Google play
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The Stillborn by Zainab Alkali and One Is Enough by Flora Nwapa

Both books made me decide to write on female gender issues
What is your writing process?
I schedule time everyday to write or make writing notes
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Too Far from Eden. It was a book
How do you approach cover design?
For now, it's a do-it-yourself project
What are your five favorite books, and why?
The Stillborn
One Is Enough
The Concubine
The Joys Of Motherhood
Efuru

They discuss female gender issues
What do you read for pleasure?
African literature
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
When did you first start writing?
As early as eight
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
It's mental and mind therapy for me
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything
Who are your favorite authors?
Flora Nwapa
Buchi Emecheta
Zainab Alkali
Chimamanda Adichie
Describe your desk
Clutter free. Spacious
What are you working on next?
A book set to be released in spring 2017
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Arinze and Nnamdi. Those who love me.
Published 2017-03-13.
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Books by This Author

Stories We Share With Daughters As They Grow Older
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
A must read for mothers and daughters
The Boys Whose Names I Wish I Could Erase from My Diary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Boys Whose Names I Wish I Could Erase From My Diary is a touching collection of flash stories. Jill Okpalugo-Nwajiaku masterfully lets the reader into those Oops! moments we all wish would disappear.
Stories We Share With Daughters As They Grow Older
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature
Stories We Share With Daughters As They Grow Older is a collection of flash stories at its simplest. Each tale takes the reader on a voyage which if the likes of such are shared with daughters makes bonding with them ridiculously simple.