Olympia Jones, author of Hanna the Banana joined us for a chat. Here she shares with us her tips and tricks for future authors as we find out what’s next for her.



Q - How old were you when you first wrote something substantial?


A - I was in the fourth grade, so around 9 or 10 years old.


Q - Did you ever have aspirations to become a writer?


A - Yes, when I wrote my first poem and got positive feedback.


Q - What is the best piece of advice you’ve received?


A - Never give up on my dreams.


Q - What advice would you give to an aspiring writer?


A - Don’t stop writing, follow your dreams.


Q - What did you find easiest and hardest about writing?


A - The easiest part was coming up with an idea. Plotting my story can be very challenging.


Q - Was it faster to write your book or to have it published?


A - Writing my book was a lot faster than having it published.


Q - What was your favourite part of your book to write?


A - How Hanna achieved her weight loss goals and overcame being bullied.


Q - Do you have any plans to publish more work?


A - Yes, I’m working on my next book now.


Q - If you could review Olympia Publishers in just a few words, what would they be?


A - Olympia Publishers was lovely to work with, very professional and prompt.



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