Author’s Background: Author Avaneesh Srivastava, is a proud father to an adorable daughter, a lucky husband to a beautiful wife, a sincere son, a trustworthy friend, an Author, a Poet, a Certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner, a Fitness & Wellness Enthusiast, a Life Coach and an Entertainment & Travel Blogger. Well, the author is a multi-taking person with several skills & talents under his cap as he aims that his efforts shall entertain, motivate and excite the people around him.
Neel Preet: Firstly, Congratulations on your book, “The Roller Coaster: Raghu’s Journal” Well, can you please share your experience about making your work come into the form of book!
Avaneesh Srivastava: Thank You. I m feeling satisfied and content. It took me almost a year to write the book, had to awake till late nights after tiresome work schedule. Had to manage job as well as follow passion at the same time. But all is well that ends well. I m Happy that my first book is published.
Neel Preet: Your book definitely seems to be a “Saviour” for the ones who are seeking Motivation in their lives! So, what inspired you to write this book? What was the impetus behind this work of yours?
Avaneesh Srivastava: We all need inspiration and motivation in our lives, but if it comes from a person who you can very well relate to, it is like gold. Thus, I wanted to motivate readers by narrating the story of an ordinary average man.
Neel Preet: Your book title, ‘The Roller Coaster: Raghu’s Journal’ definitely goes with the book’s content and is very catchy too! So, can you please explain the reason for going with this book title to the readers?
Avaneesh Srivastava: Have you ever observed an ECG report… The zig-zag lines in it denotes that you are alive, such is the story of , the ups and downs, failure and successes underline it’s aliveness. Thus, life is and always been like a Roller Coaster. Hence, the tiltle.
Neel Preet: In the present era, we do not see many writers choosing to write on the Self Help genre, while you did so! Therefore, while writing this book what was your mind-set? Is it based on any particular experience of yours?
Avaneesh Srivastava: The story of Raghu, the protagonist is quite similar to mine and is quite rooted to the core values of the middle-class people. Thus, I tried to explore it through this book.
Neel Preet: Studying the subject matter of this book, I am greatly impressed and I want you to explain us, in your version that, how this book is relevant in the present day scenario!
Avaneesh Srivastava: The Book is relevant till the time People get failed, doomed, heartbroken, betrayed and need solutions and motivations by reading stuffs that addresses such situations and conditions.
Neel Preet: You were very straightforward with your writings in your book, which I really appreciate. So next, I want you to tell us about some of those writers, who had inspired you!
Avaneesh Srivastava: Paul Coelho, Amish Tripathi, Chetan Bhagat, Ravi Subramaniam, Ravinder Singh, Robin Sharma are my favorite authors and I get inspired by them.
Neel Preet: Is there any message that you would like to convey to your readers? Or any piece of advice, which you would like to give to the readers out there!
Avaneesh Srivastava: Just Live in the current moment, follow your passion meticulously, love yourself and be your own motivation.
Neel Preet: Are there any other books being worked by you? Please let us know about your future projects.
Avaneesh Srivastava: I have two three subjects in my mind but nothing concrete as of now. I would share as soon as I finalize on something.
Neel Preet: Thank you so much for answering all my questions. All the very best to you for future and your book too!
Avaneesh Srivastava: Thank you so much. Have a Great Life…