Performed by Amaka Umeh
Get to know the writer:
What is your short story about?
“On the Run” is about a young woman on the run after a false conviction for first degree murder. She escapes Georgia and ends up in L.A.
What genres would you say this short story is in?
How would you describe this story in two words?
What movie have you seen the most in your life?
What is your favorite song? (Or, what song have you listened to the most times in your life?)
Favorite song is TLC’s “Don’t go Chasing Waterfalls”
Do you have an all-time favorite novel?
Favorite novel is “To Kill A Mocking Bird”
What motivated you to write this story?
Motivated by a true story of a woman who stayed on the run for years, changed her identity til she was finally caught
If you could have dinner with one person (dead or alive), who would that be?
Person to have dinner with would be John F. Kennedy
Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?
Love to take pictures and Zumba
What influenced you to enter your story to get performed?
Just trying to get my writing out in any and all venues
Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?
Keep writing, learning, reading