1.How does an idea come for a story come to you?
There are many chapters in it which I have made from my imagination but I have taken inspiration from most of the chapters of this from my dreams. Whatever I dream I write it down as soon as I wake up so that I can use that story in my book.
Q2. At what age did you start writing?
I am writing poems and shayaris from class 8th i.e. since I was 13 years old. I started story writing and novel writing from 12th class i.e. from the year 2018 at that time I was 18. From the beginning of my writing till now, I got the opportunity to perform on many big platforms.
3. Is this your first book?
This is my first book as a full time author, but even before this I have participated in many books as a co-author.
4.What is the story in ‘ 13 Days Left ‘ about?
This is the story of Hester, an orphaned child. His parents were killed by someone he doesn’t know but he has a dream every night that someone has killed his parents. On his journey to discover the truth behind the mystery behind his parents’ death, his friends are kidnapped by the evil sorcerer Zaar. This book is a journey for friends to save them.
5. Why did you name your book as ’13 Days Left’?
The story of this novel revolves around evil forces, magic, and friendship. Hester and his friends Sam, Lester, Doob, Clue, Edwin, and Reet go to a magic show. An accident happens to them in a magic show. The magician Zaar captures Hester’s friends. Now Hester faces a big dilemma: how will he save his friends from the clutches of that evil sorcerer and bring them back safely? He only had 13 days left. This is the secret behind my Book “13 Days Left”.
6. Which is your favourite character from this book?
My favorite characters are Hester and Sam because the whole story rests on their mutual understanding. By the way, I have tried to show all the characters in a natural way and all are good in their own character.
7. What do you think is more important- the words used or the feelings?
I have always been saying that even though the pages in the book are less, but what is most important is the feelings. Because without it story or poetry has no meaning.
8.If a favourite character of your favourite book comes alive in front of you, what would you say?
Both of my favorates have magical powers in my book. If they comes here, I will tell them to teach me how to use their powers.
9. Is there a particular time of the day when you write your ideas? When?
I like to write as soon as I wake up in the morning because there is less load on my mind in the morning. The mind is fresh and there are plenty of ideas for the story of the book.
10. Just like you are an inspiration to others, who is/are your inspiration?
I am inspired by many person but my first choice is APJ Abdul Kalam. I always take good thoughts from many people and try to implement in my life.
11. What do you consider to be your biggest accomplishment?
I haven’t achieved anything significant so far. But in all that I have achieved, my biggest achievement is to write this book with full hard work and then to reach it to our dear readers.
12. They say, “Nobody can judge you, as much as you yourself can.” Where do you see yourself 10 years from now?
I want to see myself in the list of those authors in the next 10 years who have made some changes in the society through their story, their article.
13. What would you do if you weren’t into writing?
I have also been active in the field of graphics designing, so if I had not be in the field of writing, I would have been in the field of graphic designing. But I am completely focused on writing.
14. How do you react to the reviews that you get about your writing from your readers?
Whenever a review comes from my readers, I read it completely. If the review is good then I am very inspired and if some shortcomings are pointed out then I try to rectify them.
15.Which is your favourite fictional character?
My favourite fiction character is Santiago from The Alchemist Novel by Paulo Coelho. I like him most because He is very focused on his main goal.
16.Who is your favourite author?
All the fiction authors are my favourite because when I read them I get inspiration to write something new.
17. List any 3 books that you would recommend to our readers.
- Harry potter Book series
- Percy Jackson Book series
- The Alchemist
18. Is there one specific subject you would never write about? What would that be?
I think I will not write a health related book because it is a sensitive place and we have to be professionals before writing on this subject which I am not.
19. Which is your favourite genre? Why?
My favorite genre is fiction. Be it any fiction because through my ficiton I can see the characters of my dreams in front of me and through those characters I can convey my feelings to the people.
20. Which genre, according to you, is the most difficult to write?
I think it’s difficult to write any genre unless you know about that genre.
21.Are you working on your next? What is it about?
Yes, I am working on my next novel that is about the dying planet and the genre of my upcoming book is science fiction.
22.What is your message to other budding poets/writers?
If you’re a new writer, you just need to work consistently. By doing this your writing style will continue to be strong and you will definitely be successful.