​Discussing Authentic Story Settings


A few weeks ago, my writer friend Vida Li Sik interviewed me for her new YouTube Channel, Vida And Coffee. She’d love the vivid settings in Situation No Win and decided to get my take on how I evoked such settings in my stories.

  • Settle Down Now Book Cover by Leenna Naidoo
  • New cover No Distance To Run By Leenna naidoo

It was a nice chat, and when Vida requested some photos to go with the video, I thought I’d share them here with you, along with some links to posts that also feature settings from Situation No Win, No Distance To Run and Three Million’s A Crowd.
For a very special discount on Situation No Win and No Distance To Run, be sure to scroll down in the description of Vida’s video.

Watch/listen to the video and explore the photos and links below to get more visuals and experiences I wove into the stories.

Enjoy!

Interviewed by Vida Li Sik

Situation No Win

More about the locations and experiences in these posts:
Erlangshan
Xi’An (Chinese New Year)
Read an excerpt of Situation No Win

No Distance To Run

More about the locations and experiences in these posts:
Read an excerpt from No Distance To Run

Three Million’s A Crowd

More about the locations and experiences in these posts:
Read an excerpt of Three Million’s A Crowd
Three Million’s A Crowd Is Out
Three Million’s A Crowd Soundtrack

Interview With Camilla Monk–Author of the Spotless Series


Camilla Monk graciously agreed to an interview with this fangirl. Note, for Spotless fans, there are small spoilers for Book 5 (Ancient Aliens) and Book 4 (Butterfly in Amber).

If you’ve never read a Spotless book, prepare to be intrigued by Island (yes, that’s her name) and March (maybe it’s his name). And if you have read a book or two, prepare to have some of your burning questions addressed. This is how the interview went

Interview With Ekepki Oghnechovwe Donald


So in August I had the good fortunate to receive an ARC of Dominion—An Anthology. It’s an independent collection of science-fiction, fantasy, horror and speculative stories told from an African/African American perspective spanning time and space. It’s the first anthology to showcase African/African American speculative fiction in this way, with plans to make the anthology […]

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