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Ask Jo Robinson Some Questions

Posted on January 21, 2013 at 1:40 AM

Introducing Jo Robinson!

As Jo is in the process of updating her profile, she sent me this to tell you all:

     I live in the wilds of Zimbabwe with my husband Angus, a dog with an odd sense of humour, four birds, and two turkeys. One of the birds spends most of her time on my head, weaving my hair into dreadlocks that have to be cut out, so every day’s a bad hair day for me. I’m into karma yoga, don’t eat meat, and plot constantly about how to bring about world peace, but I make up for all that holiness by drinking a lot of wine, often using excessively foul language, and eating too much chocolate and cheese. I also eat loads of garlic, which is apparently deeply offensive on the spiritual plane. I spend most of my time hunched over my computer. This is a good thing though. Strange things happen in the real world. I have two novels being given their final polishes, Shadow People to be published in two weeks, and African Me & Satellite TV not too long after that. I have two short stories on Amazon at the moment, Fly Birdie and The Visitation.

 {Admin: My first thoughts on this were- WOW Zimbabwe!}


Author's Links:

Her Website:

Jo Robinson on Amazon:

Jo Robinson on Facebook:

Jo Robinson on Twitter:

***{Jo has not yet finished her author profile on Goodreads- go add her books to your to be read list on goodreads to show her you would like her to finish her profile (and add some book cover pictures ;)}.

Here is her book Fly Birdie on Goodreads:

 And her book Visitation on Goodreads:





      NOW then, Jo's Interview will go live On January 28th

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Reply Jim Henry
7:53 AM on January 21, 2013 
You said you only recenty started writing when the story demanded to be told. How did you experience the inspiration? Did you embrace it immediately, question it, or fight it?
Reply Angus H Day
2:02 PM on January 21, 2013 
At some point in time would you consider weaving a science fiction story involving your feathered buddies as cleverly disguised aliens with a master plan? (
Reply Brandy Potter
1:39 PM on January 23, 2013 
What inspired you to write your first book?
Do you have a specific writing style?
What books have most influenced your life most?
What book are you reading now?
Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?
What are your current projects?
Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.
Do you see writing as a career?
Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?
Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?
Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?
Reply Clarence Bonner
9:53 PM on January 29, 2013 
What do you like about Zimbabwe, and how does the place change your writing?