Jane Nannono

Biography

Jane Nannono is a Ugandan. She is a qualified Medical doctor with a degree from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. She has worked as a doctor in both Uganda and Botswana. A widow, Nannono is also a mother of two adorable sons and a daughter. She is a guardian for her two nieces.
A voracious reader, Nannono always dreamed of writing novels but that dream had not been realized until now. Nannono currently works and lives in Botswana with her family.
As a writer, I write about what I know and what is important to me in my community with the aim of changing it for the better. I grew up surrounded by strong women and I am a strong supporter of women empowerment. It reflects in the strong women characters that I create in my novels and short stories.
From last year , I have been honing my writing skills by writing short stories. Two of my short stories: Move Back To Move Forward and Buried Alive in the Hot Kalahari Sand were among the 52 stories from 14 countries that were published in the AFRICA BOOK CLUB ANTHOLOGY VOL1(2014) entitled: The Bundle of Joy and Other Stories From Africa and edited by Daniel Musiitwa.This anthology can be ordered from the Africa Book Club website. I am in the final stages of writing the manuscript for my second fiction novel. I continue to read widely to feed my writing career and just for the love of the written word.

Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
To tell the story I have chosen to write in the right words and then present it to the readers.
When the readers love it , identify with some of the characters and the story challenges them to question
the decisions and choices they have made in life. Then I am the happiest writer at that moment in time.
What do your fans mean to you?
I look at them as my greatest pillar of support in my writing career. Without them I cannot earn my badge as a writer. They fire up my passion for writing.
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Books

And The Lights Came On
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,390. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
At the crossroads of life, a stranger on a park bench may help you find the best path to follow. The chance encounter becomes a life changing experience. From that day onward, you begin the long journey of becoming a better person.
The Last Lifeline
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,940. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
A middle-aged , independent, have-it-all woman survives a nearly fatal road traffic accident in March 2004. She begins a tortuous journey of physical, mental and emotional healing. It happens at a time when she has been stripped of almost close connections to family and friends. She finds healing in the most unlikely of places: the physiotherapy department of a local hospital.

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