Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Thanks for having me for this interview. I am Ndeye Labadens, author of several books African Memories, and Australian Memories are two of them. They are part of Memories collection of five books to be coming out soon. I am a world traveler and I love sharing my stories and discoveries, and adventures through my books. I share tips with my readers.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My latest book is African Memories: Travels in the interior of Africa.
I was inspired by my determination to share my pilot life, and also my envy to share the travels inside of Africa. I have experienced the airplane rally and also discover new lands and a crash.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I would say that I like to be innovative and I tend to add video links to my books to add the lively experience of my stories. I allow my readers to live it with me through my words and also to visualize it through videos. It gives a plus to readers. And the connection tend to be more interactive between the author and the reader.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
I like a lot Marian Keyes books. She is different and had created her own writing style. I like to think that she inspired and influenced me.
What are you working on now?
Now I am working on my next book Strategy Playbook coming out in January 2017. It is a business book and it was based on my Master in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneur and Small Business
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
I like to use Social media and also for the first time I used Awesomegang which were amazing to my previous Book Secrets Book Launch Journey to the Ultimate Success. I decided to use their service once again. I will recommend authors to use it for your launch promo.
I will also recommend you to use Lannconsultings.com for your interviews to help you get more exposure and visibility.
I also use a group I created for giveaways and invite authors to share their books as well. Readers can also join at https://www.facebook.com/groups/bestsellersgiveaway/
Do you have any advice for new authors?
I would tell new authors to follow their dream and also use the tools available to them. My book Secret of success series could help you out. I share all the tricks and tips I use to reach #1 Bestsellers ranking. You can learn step by step what I do and how I do it.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
“Let it go!” Why because if you don’t let it go the things holding you back it is impossible to blossom. Let it go and blossom!
What are you reading now?
Now I am reading a Yoga book called Yoga everywhere. It is fascinating how you can practice Yoga in any places!
What’s next for you as a writer?
My next step is to help my fellow authors through the process of being more present and earn visibility as an writer. It is important to be in the right niche. I therefore share short videos and also online courses for next year 2017. I can show in short videos of how to process things. coaching one on one is available as well.
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
I would love to take with me on a desert island:
Mark Twain Tom Sawyer adventures
Alexander Dumas The Musketeers
Marian Keyes This Charming Man