Does any aspect of the story resonate with you?
I grew up as a girl child that was fully empowered. I enjoy a fantastic relationship with my father and this entrenched a deep and unflinching confidence in me. As I grew up, I needed no one to validate me. I was totally committed to God and purpose driven.
When we were much younger, my family and I would spend our Christmas holidays in our riverine village in the Niger Delta. We basked in nature and delighted in the sea food! I brought certain elements into this novel.