Interview with Saugato Dutta

How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I follow the reviews and sort them according to my interest in the subject
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes Offcourse. I wrote mostly children books but gradually I have been able to spread my writing into various subjects and categories
What is your writing process?
I first sit back and think of the story skeleton before I start putting them on the manuscript. The process of writing generally spreads out as I have to be in a mood to writing and sometimes I write only one day in a week but as people say all well that ends well .
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I believe the first story i ever read was Hardy Boys and I was a big fan of the same in childhood
How do you approach cover design?
I search for the most appropriate design which would appeal to my book and accordingly make it .
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Well thats difficult as I love reading and their is whole of books I love but particularly I love Jim Corbett's " Tigers of Kumaon"
What do you read for pleasure?
I generally read novels .
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I use Kindle and happy with it
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
I am still working on it but I feel word of mouth is the best marketing tool
Describe your desk
I have a laptop and a bottle of water and a fan behind me to cool my head .
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew all over India which has helped to learn different cultures, learn languages and befriend strangers very fast
When did you first start writing?
I first started writing during my college days
What's the story behind your latest book?
During the summer of 1996 a young college student along with his friend studying bachelor of Commerce in Ahmedabad , Gujarat decide to start a business while continuing with their education to become successful in life and be early achievers

This short story revolves around their infatuation, first love and their determination to succeed .Does Success truly come to those who strive for it and stay focused on their goals .Read on to discover the story of Love, Passion and Ambition
What motivated you to become an indie author?
The way they distribute books
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
It has helped me by providing a platform to reach out my book to masses
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I believe when my book gets a smile on someones face or motivates a person . Its my biggest joy !
What do your fans mean to you?
They are my motivation for writing
What are you working on next?
Well still thinking about it
Who are your favorite authors?
Stephan King, Mark Twain
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My Spouse ... she really pulls me out
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I am working with an MNC and heading sales for a region
Published 2013-09-19.
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Books by This Author

Partners in Love : Love, Passion & Ambition
Price: $1.15 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Partners in Love : Love, Passion & Ambition is a short story by the author which depicts the life of college student and his friend and their anguish to start a business along with their college education in Ahmedabad , Gujarat . They don’t know what challenges awaited them in their quest to become achievers along with meeting the love of their life . their mistakes in relationship and gains.