Interview with Victor Truth

How does it feel to be a published author?
I would be lying if I say nothing special....yes it does feel good. But then it hasn't changed much for me. It's writing as usual. My concern is not to be stuck in a particular genre, but rather write about different subjects. Being an indie author may well allow me to do that.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Bombay....Mumbai.
The city did influence me a lot..its really hard to describe how! In fact 'Bombay, Decoded' is all about Bombay. It has all the things I cherished and hated (sic) about the city.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I believe it was a Enid Blyton novel. One of her kids mystery stories, it really left me spellbound.
What is your writing process?
There is no process. I just write...the episode shapes as I write...and forms the story. At times, I start on an idea, and by the time I am done it morphs into totally different.
When did you first start writing?
When I was In 6th grade. I used to hand write a forthrightly magazine for my kid siblings. They use to look forward to it, and so did I!
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes. I was in 7th grade. It was about a boy that pursues his dreams and archives them despite all odds...had a weird name though "Mangu Dada"!
What do you read for pleasure?
Children's fiction.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
What's the story behind your latest book?
Well...it's a kind of tribute to a great British author, a legendary Indian actor and the cinema of Mumbai.
Can you share more details about the plot?
It's about an orphan boy in Mumbai, obsessed with cinema, and his experiences and coming of age. It's written more like a memoir than a novel. Hopefully the style clicks.
Published 2015-01-03.
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Books by This Author

Vijay Dinanath Chouhan...the dark memoirs of an angry young man
Price: Free! Words: 7,170. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A tribute to Amitabh Bachchan, Charles Dickens, Salim-Javed, and the cinema of Mumbai.
Bombay, Decoded
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,180. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Historical » General
A world War II novella for young adults... An adrenaline filled excursion of hidden clues dating back to the WWII, of Nazi spies, of decoys and secret passages, and above all a deathly hidden secret in the heart of Mumbai that may change the world as we know it!