Interview with Shakil Baliyavi, Sr

What are you working on next?
i have further two books on poetry ready to publish and and science fiction based novel ready for publishing
Who are your favorite authors?
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
each day i want to create literature for people my next series shattered glasses in in progress
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
most of the time i keep busy writing and for relaxing i play solitaire or go out to refresh my self
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
yes but that was during my college days and was never published
What is your writing process?
generally i write directly through key board and refer on line dictionary
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
yes it was in Hindi and famous writer PREM CHAND
How do you approach cover design?
i generally design my self in power point and convert it to jpg
What are your five favorite books, and why?
the mother presently dont remember the authors name
What do you read for pleasure?
news magazines
What is your e-reading device of choice?
i pad
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
through the the net in the form of e pub
Describe your desk
hp laptop
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
i was born on the banks of river Ganges and brought up in the state of Rajasthan in India
When did you first start writing?
since my school days
What's the story behind your latest book?
What motivated you to become an indie author?
keen interest in literature
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
i am new and hope for better
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
satisfaction and contributing my knowledge to the readers
What do your fans mean to you?
still waiting for
Write your own question here!
why not people of world love each other as one family
Write your own question here!
i need help popularizing my work through your site will you help me out in this regard
Published 2014-02-24.
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Books by This Author

Flowers n Nails
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
This a poetic work of emotions sweet and sour but inspiring and loving.
Flowers n Nails
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
This is work of poetry and my heart felt emotions some sweet and some sour but meaning full and inspiring.
SnapShots Four (Melting Flesh) Michael and Carolina
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: American English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Snapshots is a series with same Characters and always a different story. every edition is complete and there is no connection between the parts.
Contract Killer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,660. Language: Simple English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A fiction based on the experience of metro cities in south east asia.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: American English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
this is a story of an old person presented in a unique way. this is a sort of experiment telling the changing values of life. this book is focused on the old age and starts from the child hood of the character.
Snapshots Three
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: Australian English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
This is series in continuation with two parts already available for the readers.
Words Speak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: Australian English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is exclusively a work of poetry and it includes many aspects of life.
Snapshots Two
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: Australian English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
This is series with characters Michael and Carolina as main role in this short story.This is in continuation with Snapshots one.
Snapshots (Michael and Carolina series) part one
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: American English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is a series named as Snapshots and this is first part of the series. Hopefully every fortnight there will be another story with the same name. This book contains Poetry as the Character Caro is a poet. Both the characters are investigating cops and they solve every case given to them.
Lost Empire
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
This is a work of fiction based on imagination that Earth is in danger with some other creatures from other globe.
Shattered Glasses
You set the price! Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Thins is a collection of short stories written with continuity as a biography of a child.
Love Corner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture
Poetry about love emotions feelings of separation, success in love, deceit in love and broad meaning of love. Love associated with other members of the family society and so on.
El O Ve Ee 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
this poetry is about love. some times love brings pleasure and some times it becomes a curse all these things you will find in this book. This is series and this is the first volume.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,500. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Paziga word has got meaning which will be described inside the pages. this is a science fiction and adventure. readers will certainly find a new thing to read.
Emotions 2
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 32,520. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
this is emotions of a person who has experienced life to its extreme.
Emotions 1
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
poetry through heart and enjoyable to all sections of the society.
Poetic Tweets
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,790. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Poetry through deep inside of heart after a long experience of life and after traveling millions of mile on the globe