Interview with Udochi Okeke

What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
www.prettyflyforawriter.com
Describe your desk
bed
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Washington, DC and Nigeria.
Makes me more open-minded in terms of my perspective and a sensitivity to the human experience.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The one I've published on smash words is an essay I wrote when I realized I had a unique story to tell. It's sort of a memoir/essay about why I'm going back to school for a second Bachelor's Degree. People are always asking me this question so now I can say, read the book and find out! ;-)
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I'm just getting started. So, time will tell… :-)
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Self-expression… we all need it. It's therapy!
What do your fans mean to you?
My fans are my therapists… They are my mirror… They are my muse… :-)
What are you working on next?
I have a few big projects in the works. A sitcom, an urban science fiction romance and a pseudo-scientific non-fiction thingie that doesn't have a defined genre as far as I know… I'm adventurous! :-)
Who are your favorite authors?
J.K. Rowling, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkein, Shonda Rhymes, Matt Groening, Ngozi Chimmamanda Adichie
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading, working at my 9 to 5, imagining :-)
Published 2014-07-10.
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Books by This Author

I Didn't Know Biomedical Engineering Was an Option
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This book gives one woman's perspective, from personal experience, on the lack of minority group representation in the STEM fields.