Stop Traffick Fashion is a woman-owned business that helps survivors of human trafficking to rebuild their lives by giving them meaningful employment. In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month (January 2013), they have printed this interview that Ruth Jacobs did with me.
Interview with Ruth Jacobs…you can see I was scared to open up…
What’s your writing background? When did you begin writing and what inspired you?
I started writing soon after I learned how to walk. Since I was very small, I began with short stories.
How often do you write? And how do you manage to fit in writing among other commitments?
I write for two hours every day. I consider writing to be my first priority. Everything else takes a back seat.
In which genre do you most enjoy writing?
Short stories still ring my chimes. At the moment I’m wrenching a memoir out of my memory, which stubbornly refuses to open itself most of the time. Since my life has been much stranger than fiction, I hope to sell the memoir as a novel, since no one would believe that it is true.
What draws you to write in that genre?
I am compelled to try to…
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