The Literature Times : Welcome to The Literature Times, author. Congratulations on the release of your book. What responses are you getting from your readers? Please share your experience with this book.
Suchi Smita Sahu : Response is great so far by the people who have read it. Hopefully expecting better response in future. Since this book is a fictional periodic novel I had to re think and put myself in the place of the character and then write it down
The Literature Times: What encourages you to become an Author?
Suchi Smita Sahu: I feel this story was a story which deserves to reach maximum people, and when I thought of this story I couldn’t resist myself until I could write it down. The story itself of the character Samrat inspired me to write and since it is from 1970s it was more interesting to write.
The Literature Times: What are your favorite topics of writing? Please tell us something about your interest areas in the literature.
Suchi Smita Sahu: This is my first attempt in writing and this is my first book. I love reading book irrespective of genres and I am interested to write any story but story should inspire me to write.
The Literature Times: We were hoping you could tell us about some of those writers who had inspired you and whom you follow!
Suchi Smita Sahu: I have many favourite authors, it wont be doing justice if I pick one author cause I read a lot of books and I find every author has their own essence and uniqueness of writing/portraying a story. I have learnt and inspired from each one of them and decided to write after reading all these books.
The Literature Times: The titles seem different and catchy; how you decided it? Please let us know the story behind it.
Suchi Smita Sahu: Samrat- the character is inspired by some real life events of someone close to me, the uniqueness of the character had to have this title and also Samrat is a character who has faced adverse situations still he stood strong and I think in real life also whatever happens no matter what we face life and stand strong. This message needs to be reaching maximum people especially at these difficult times which everyone is currently facing.
The Literature Times: What are your achievements so far? Tell us something about your writing career.
Suchi Smita Sahu: This is my first book and first attempt in writing, hopefully I wish to write more in future.
The Literature Times: What is your current goal in writing a career? How do you see your future in writing?
Suchi Smita Sahu: I would love to write in future as much as I want or any story which I want that it should be read or known by people. Story which would inspire me and also would be relatable by our readers. Story which would hold them while they are reading it. I would love to write them
The Literature Times: Are there any other books being worked by you? Please let us know about your future projects.
Suchi Smita Sahu: No not yet, but wishing for more soon
The Literature Times: How you see Indian writing in the 21st century? What changes do you see in the modern way of writing? Do you feel it has been changed by the time?
Suchi Smita Sahu: Modern day writing has changed. It depicts the human nature as like as its real and in 21st century we are so technically advanced and story can reach maximum people in once click at same point of time. Writing is liberal has become more real, practical and technologically advanced . It gives scope to budding writers and motivates them
The Literature Times: How easy/ difficult it was for you to publish your book? What message would you like to give to budding authors?
Suchi Smita Sahu: It wasn’t difficult to publish the book as my publishers “Evince Pub” was very much hand to hand with me. They were very supportive and always available to guide me in publishing my book.
I would suggest to write if they are willing to write a story which inspire them they should just get it written and get it published at least make an attempt to it.