Interview with Ravi Yogapratap

What's the story behind your latest book?
I felt that I had a rich body of experiences and thoughts that could be shared with world at large. Withholding them was a loss to society and myself. Thus, was born the latest book. Yes, it did involve a fair amount of hard work and gestation periods typical of creative processes.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Internet revolution
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Refining my ideas, clothing them creatively, and presenting them in an audience-engaging manner.
Describe your desk
Messy most of the times; though I would love to see it spotlessly clean
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in a small town, where simple gifts of life were appreciated and treasured. It influenced me to write about subjects that concern us in day-to-day life.
What do your fans mean to you?
Fans reassure the author through creative highs and lows.
What are you working on next?
An imaginary tale that fuses mythology, history and adventure.
What is your favorite street food?
Paani-puri
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Habits on a roll...ambitions to realize...duties to fulfill...curiosity to explore...knowledge to absorb...emotions on a journey
What moves your spirit?
Young child struck with injury, animal mute with gratitude, sick soul battling alone, nobility fending for mediocre livelihood...
Published 2014-10-25.
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