Interview with author Gargi Chichkar

Interview with author Gargi Chichkar

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.

Author: The feedbacks and comments are really encouraging. It seems people are enjoying the book and that really pleases me.

The Literature Times: What encourages you to become an Author?

Author: I simply love writing stories. It’s like creating a whole new world using your imagination. I try to make my stories interesting and realistic. It’s my dad who encourages me in writing books. He supports my interest in writing books and encourages me.

The Literature Times: What are your favorite topics of writing? Please tell us something about your interest areas in the literature.

Author: I love writing about mysteries and school life. As a reader myself, I find mystery novels interesting and keep me hooked up to the story. I am also a middle school girl, so I feel writing about school peeks the interest of young readers. I also like to keep my chracters simple yet realistic – it helps the readers relate to the characters.

The Literature Times: We were hoping you could tell us about some of those writers who had inspired you and whom you follow!

Author: I love reading books of various authors. I am particulary impressed my J.K.Rowling’s Harry Potter series and The Diary of A Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney.

The Literature Times: The titles seem different and catchy; how you decided it? Please let us know the story behind it.

Author: I always thought that titles should be something catchy, something which sums up the whole chapter. That’s why I tried writing chapter titles that will interest the reader to read on.

The Literature Times: What are your achievements so far? Tell us something about your writing career.

Author: So far, I’ve secured quite a lot of prizes in olympiads and competitive exams for different subjcts such as English, Maths and Science. I’ve secured International rank one in SOF International English Olymiad and Highest score for AssetIE Summer Round.

The Literature Times: What is your current goal in writing a career? How do you see your future in writing?

Author: I consider writing as a passion. My current goal in writing is only to write books that please the reader and make sure they finish reading the book with a smile.  I am also looking forward  to donate 25 percent of the money I earn to NGO.

The Literature Times: Are there any other books being worked by you? Please let us know about your future projects.

Author: I am currently working on a sequel to this book. It also has a interesting plot. I think it will turn out into a pretty interesting book and will definetly interest the readers.

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?

Author: There has certainly been a lot of change in the old and modern way of writing. The characters, the background, their way of speaking etc. everything has been changed from that of the old times.

The Literature Times: How easy/ difficult it was for you to publish your book? What message would you like to give to budding authors?

Author: I think because of the co-operative and efficient people who were involved in publishing this book,  publishing the book was quite easy. I would like to tell the budding authors – if you are really passionate about something, nothing can stop you from reaching your goal.

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