Interview with Shubi Husain

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
When not writing, i am mostly busy dealing with obese and overweight clients, helping them lose weight and motivating them to lead a healthy lifestyle.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes, it was a long time ago, about the "Wonder Vegetables" and their benefits.
What is your writing process?
Having been dealing with Obese clients for the past 02 decades and having read the mindset of almost all categories of obese client, my writing process is driven by a pure practical approach, that is the most easy to understand and follow.
How do you approach cover design?
consider it one of the most important factors and reflects the gist of the entire content
What do you read for pleasure?
Latest news and updates in the field of health, diet and nutrition.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
My facebaook page and social media as a whole.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
My early schooling happened to be from different convents across India largely due to my fathers nature of job that required frequent postings, being in governments state medical services (UPSC). After high school, went on to study Nutrition from the Aligarh University and thereafter moved on for further studies to New Delhi, post graduating from Lady Irwin College, (Delhi University) in the field of Nutrition. Such a varied exposure and experience and the subsequent travel across India and abroad, helped me pick up the finer nuances that amply reflect in my pragmatic approach of my writings.
When did you first start writing?
2001
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Being flooded with queries day in and day out about weight loss and nutrition, the do's & dont's while suffering from different ailments etc. i thought it was high time that i should give back to the society what they would benefit from, the most.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Helping people and society at large to lead a healthy lifestyle through a proper and balanced diet.
What do your fans mean to you?
Infact they are my greatest source of inspiration and strength and always remain on my priority list
Published 2015-03-06.
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