Laptop or cell phone....... both are fine but i can carry cell phone anywhere so that's my first choice usually......
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
i have yet to market a book ........... i am in a process of writing them......
Describe your desk
it has a glass top. on it i keep a photo frame with pics of my nephew, my pen stand, my laptop, my ready to go wallet, currently reading novel(s), and my course book recently used.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
i grew up in delhi, India. it's influence on my writing has been great as i have seen very limited things so my expressions in my writings are confined. i have yet to explore the outer world and expand my experience, knowledge, and expressionable word language to remove the confinement i feel while writing.
When did you first start writing?
i was in year 8 when i first wrote a poem on my first ever day out with my friends that my parents allowed me to. that poem was my first to be printed in the school magazine too.
What's the story behind your latest book?
i have a strong belief that women can achieve everything that men can. because of that i started a story of a women racer.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Its the feeling of expressing what you feel and the feeling of venting out any frustration, anger, and tension to relieve yourself. Its the feeling of calmness and peacefulness that it brings along with taking me into an alternative existence.
What do your fans mean to you?
I don't have any fan following as yet as i just began this. but having someone who appreciate your thought process and feelings along with imagination you've worked hard on, brings a sense of self accomplishment and happiness. also it motivates you to indulge into yourself a little more. i am waiting to feel it.
What are you working on next?
I am currently working on my 2 stories which i will think of publishing once i'm done with it.........
Who are your favorite authors?
Stephanie Meyer, Erle Stanley Gardener, Jane Austen, James Hadley Chase, L.J Smith
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
inspiration: I have yet another day to go on with my life and do as i please and live as i please.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I love to read, sing, dance, watch movies, t.v. shows and play keyboard.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
i decide my genre for the mood i'm in and get a list of all available ebooks for it. i then search for the one that catch my interest. on somedays i catch up with the stories on the sites like wattpad.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes it was the short story with a morale about a little poor girl whose kind heart led her to an honest decision.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
i was little when i read a book 'Naughtiest Girl keeps a secret' in the school library. it was interesting, catchy and sweet. it caught me into it enough to encourage me to read some more hence developing the habit of reading.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Perry Mason : becoz of the mystery it creates that a person will get hooked into it. Twilight series: becoz of the fiction paranormals and interesting story line. Hunger Games Triology: becoz of the plot of the courageous protagonist and the games background. Hardy Boys: becoz of the detective plot and too much mystery. It all started with an apple: becoz of an amazing title and the justice to it with lovable plot.
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