Author Mariatu Kargbo – I’ve written four books already and four in the pipeline.
A brief about Mariatu Kargbo.
Mariatu Kargbo is the author of Mr. Byrd’s Bird, Three Themne Titi Girls, Ripped Sunset, and The Horse against the Race. She is based in Bladensburg, Maryland.
THE INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
How long did it take to get your first novel / book published?
It took around four weeks to publish my first book Mr. Byrd’s Bird.
Can you focus on working on two books or stories at the same time?
Yes, absolutely and I love it. I’ve written four books already and four in the pipeline.
Is there a modus operandi you follow and formulate before you actually start writing your next book?
I work through my laptop and desktop. I work through the hours on many formats.
Does the writer’s block actually exist? Any tips you would give to come out of it.
No. Not really. I write a draft of the soon to be published work and work on the edit.
What was the book that most influenced your life, and why?
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe. I love the story line and characters.
How often do you read other novels? Who are your favourite authors?
I read audiobooks and Reader’s Digest. I just completed Fields of Fire by Markos Kloos.
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