Today at Self-Publishing Africa (SPA) we are joined by Nehemiah Chipato (NC) is a philanthropist at Joyland youth reformers and Joyland reformers, he is an author of four Christian books; Spiritual diagnosis, Prayer zones and Time Zones , Nuggets of Fasting , Richman Therapy , Power and Time Prescription. He is a motivational speaker and coach of direct prayers.
(SPA) Welcome Nehemiah, and thank you for spending time with use at Self-Publishing Africa.
(NC) Thank you.
(SPA) Can you start by giving our followers a brief background of yourself and where you are coming from?
(NC) I am Nehemiah Chipato a single man aged 32 . I was born in 1984 , 16 December in Chiredzi, Lowveld, Zimbabwe, coming from Masvingo. I am a Christian author of the following books; Spiritual diagnosis of sickness and diseases , Prayer Zones and Time Zones , Nuggets of fasting , Richman Therapy ,Power and Time prescriptions. I am a philanthropist who is the founder and visionary of Joyland reformers and Joyland youth reformers .I am a motivational speaker, Advisor, coach of direct prayers and former Miracletv 24 prayer line call centre representative.
(SPA) Where do you get your ideas from?
(NC) Most of my ideas are inspired by the Holy Spirit and the Bible which I use as a reference point and expression of these ideas. The titles are derived from scriptures where the inspiration of the message is coming from.
(SPA) Why do you write?
(NC) My greatest thoughts was that if there was going to be reformation, transformation, inspiration in the kingdom of God, I had to make it through writing. I write books because of great persuasion of need to reform, transform, inform, rebuild people lives .I feel if there is a need to inform people in writing, I must take initiative. My idea of success in writing is how I can stay home and write many books and transform nations.
(SPA) What do you find most appealing about your chosen genre?
(NC) The most appealing about this genre is the practical mysteries hidden on the word of God which have a direct impact on people lives which need to be addressed.
(SPA) How do you deal with bad reviews, rejection and criticism?
(NC) My protocol of responding to the rejection and criticism is to come up with better writing resolutions if there is a need to do that.
(SPA) Nehemiah, you surely have developed in your writing. Have you published yet? What are you busy with now in terms of writing?
(NC) My quest in writing is how I can reach target of publishing at least four books per month and drawing marketing plan strategies.
(SPA) What do you find difficult about book writing?
(NC) Book editors who are committed to produce quality in terms of editing at lower charges
(SPA) What is your opinion on self-publishing vs traditional publishing?
(NC) My opinion on self-publishing is to try to make simple format for a market plan and use your circle of influence to market the books.
(SPA) What advice would you give to aspiring writers?
(NC) My tangible advice that I can give to aspiring writer starts writing the thick volume produce at least 32 page book and later will be able to produce bigger volumes.
(SPA) If you could go back in time 12 months, what would you advise yourself?
(NC) I could discern what God has packaged in every moment of my 12 months time and set up goals that are distinctively to my writing settings.
(SPA) Who is your favorite author and why?
(NC) Prophet Uebert Angel is my favorite author on his books prayer banks, get rich schemes etc. The major reasons is how he managed to explore rich points from the bible into transforming lives, displaying wisdom in writing and simplicity in tiling easily his points and understandable.
(SPA) Do you do book reviews? What type of books do you review?
(NC) Not yet.
(SPA) Which email lists are you subscribed to?
(SPA) How do you interact with other authors? Are you a member of a book club?
(NC) Through Facebook, twitter, Instagram and WhatsApp.
(SPA) What types of books do you normally recommend to your friends?
(NC) Motivational books.
(SPA) What do you like to do when you’re not writing? Full-time job, pets, hobbies?
(NC) My full-time job running my charity organisation Joyland reformers and my hobby researching.
(SPA) Let’s talk about Nehemiah the men! Give us a bit of your social and family life.
(NC) Half of my life I spend it looking for the life opportunities and learning. I don’t have a family looking forward to have it.
(SPA) Any final word for our followers?
(NC) Use your time wisely this is the only gift that God gave you and me in exchange with whatsoever He promised us
(SPA) Many thanks for this interview, Nehemiah. Good luck with your writing.
(NC) My pleasure.
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