Interview with Patriot SRK

What do you read for pleasure?
Social Transformations, Political Science, Spiritual and Philosophical books.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Madurai - Popularly known as temple city in south of India, Tamilnadu. Mostly inspired by my mother's spiritual knowledge and with her guidance on books selection, started the reading habit later on writing. My mother was a short story and article writer in Tamil magazines.
What's the story behind your latest book?
I always had a quest to know about who the real GOD and why there are different religions, what is the purpose of life, why there are sufferings, made me to read many books including Bible, Quran and Bhagavat Gita. Over a period of two decades I have gathered the answers for these questions by relating the learning in one book to another, and relating one philosophy to another. All the gaps between various philosophies were covered by more learning through my life experiences, intuitional thoughts which related the teachings of various schools of philosophical thoughts. I wanted that everyone should be able to get these answers easily and without any struggle to understand different philosophies and relations among them, which inspired me, to write this book "Ticket to Golden Age". I have presented my learning and understanding in the form of simple quotes in my own language. I haven’t invented anything new rather I have discovered the actual essence of various philosophical teachings by spiritual leaders and from their books. With the blessings and the guidance of the Supreme Soul, I have presented it in a handbook model.
When did you first start writing?
Started writing my articles on political science journals. Mostly of analytical and research articles.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
To reach worldwide readers and searchers of spiritual knowledge.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The real happiness is in sharing and especially the knowledge we have gained for many years. Its like lighting many candles from one candle, spreading the spiritual light everywhere and making the world brighter.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Reading.
What is your writing process?
Taking notes, compiling and drafting, formatting and designing.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Yes at my age of 12. I was able to visualize the story and had a dream to write on my own.
How do you approach cover design?
My friends help in designing.
Published 2017-01-29.
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