Why is writing important to you and why do you think it's an important medium for the world? It is one of the first creative influences we introduce to our little humans when they arrive in this world.

What are your tried and tested remedies to cure writer's block? I just need a really good block of quiet time on my laptop to start brainstorming.

What is your favorite time to write? I'm not a morning person, so prime time is afternoons!

What's the best piece of writing advice you've ever received and would like to impart to other writers? Develop a village of author friends right away to support one another! This is fairly easy to do through organizations like this and through social media.

What excites you most about being a writer in today's age? I've never had the opportunity of a traditional publisher, but the world of self-publishing and learning your way through group chats, internet articles and videos is limitless.

Nina Neefe's 2020: A Cat Odyssey, illustrated by Tomas Hakl, is out now.