Which five words best describe Long Walk Up?
Inspirational, Africa, Faith, Women Leaders.
Can you share one highlight from the book?
Six-year old, Mulukan is an orphan who becomes Africa’s first female president.
What is the purpose of this book?
To encourage deep belief in your destiny.
Are there themes that you find turn up again and again in your work? A common thread?
Interesting question – if there is one, it might be “the value of having a deep, abiding faith in what you’re meant to do”.
Which character or part of the book was the most fun to write? Which part was the hardest?
Mulukan – love her!! Readers love Mulukan too!! Hardest – scenes were Mulukan was lost and alone as an orphan.
Can you tell us something that even your most loyal fans may not know about you?
I started writing novels when I was 12 years old.
Is there anything else you would like to share with our readers?