Please welcome Segilola Salami to Genuine Jenn! We are excited to have you on Author Spotlight Saturday. Lets get started!
Tell us a little bit about yourself and why/what inspired you to write? When did you start writing?
Mom first, writer next. I started writing as a teenager but more for fun than as a career.
What was your inspiration for Yetunde?
My mom and daughter
What three words would you use to best describe Yetunde?
Different, educative and captivating
Can you tell us if you’re working on anything else at the moment?
Just promoting Yetunde at the the moment
What was your very first book that you wrote?
Yetunde: The Life and Times of a Yoruba girl in London is my first book
Other than your own, what are your favourite books?
Stephen King books
When you are writing to you like to listen to music? What is on your playlist?
I write only when my daughter is asleep, so no music for me
Who is your favorite character in your books?
Definitely baby Yetunde
Do you ever take characteristics or nuances from close friends or family when working on character development and if so has that friend or family member noticed and what was their response to it?
One of the characters in the book has the same name as my niece and her sister was upset I didn't use her name
What’s your favourite treat?
I love any food I don't have to cook, not a fan a sweeties
What’s your Favourite place to read/write?
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
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Nigerian born and London based author Segilola Salami intrinsically knows the heartfelt stories woven through her eagerly awaited novel. With an undeniable heritage and unwavering passion to pass on the tales, she began compiling African stories to tell to her own new born daughter.
She is available to hold book reading events and give creative writing workshops to those budding writers that wish to follow in her footsteps. Similarly she is now available to take speaking engagements and write custom pieces for inquiring publications.
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~*Disclaimer: This post was written by Genuine Jenn. All opinions are honest and my own.*~