Author Interview

1) When did you first realize that you wanted to become a writer?

At the age of 12.
2) Which author inspires you the most?
Brandon Sanderson.
3) how long do you take to write a book?
Around 3-4 intensive weeks.
4) where is the harbor for ideas and information for your books?
It’s in my head. It’s what we call imagination. Haha.
5) At what age did you start writing?
12. And then published 14.
6) What’s your leisure time pass time?
Well, it’s playing PS4 games and chatting with friends.
7) What does your family think about your work?
They are proud of it.
8) Who is your primary customer to your works or which kind of people do you target ?
I think it’s the millennial. I target everyone, though.
9) Tell me something about your new book Kalki 2?
It’s a sequel to Dharmayoddha Kalki and it tells about what happens with the Vanars and Pisach when Kalki meets them as well as Kali’s obsession with the Asura past.
10) What goes into making a really good plot?
Characters. Really, strong characters.
11)Did you ever consider writing under a pseudonym?
I did yes. It was supposed to be my middle name Solomon, but never got around it.
12)What’s your favorite under-appreciated novel?
Pendragon series.
13) If you could go back in time what will you tell your younger writing self?
Nothing. I am a product of failures, mistakes and I’m glad I did all of them to reach here.
14) Do you read your book reviews and how do you deal with them?
I am happy about it. I mean, I don’t get offended if there is a negative review. I learn from it and note down to not repeat it again in other books of mine.
15) Do you ever Google yourself?
Of course. Haha. It’s a fun thing to do.
16) Do you write a diary? Has it ever helped you?
Never for me.
17) For you is writing a spiritual practice?
Sort of. It does give me peace.

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