AU­THOR'S IN­TER­VIEW

Anu­radha Prasad in talks with Storizen team

Storizen Magazine - - What's Inside - Sana Shekh is a young and dy­namic writer who is cur­rently pur­su­ing MASTERS OF CY­BER LAW AND IN­FOR­MA­TION SE­CU­RITY from NLIU, Bhopal. Be­ing born and brought up in Bhopal, she has al­ways been close to na­ture. With an an­thol­ogy to her credit, she likes to rev

- Sana Shekh

When did you re­al­ize you wanted to be a writer?

I just re­mem­ber writ­ing from my child­hood. So I guess, I was al­ways writ­ing. Yes, to write a book I de­cided 4 years back.

Tell me some­thing about your first book.

My first book is all about sud­den chances that life throws at you. It’s about dis­cov­er­ing a hid­den tal­ent by fluke. It’s about get­ting in­spired and fol­low­ing your dreams.

What re­ally in­spired you to write this story?

Writ­ing I guess is an ad­dic­tion. At least it is for me.

It’s like play­ing, run­ning, swim­ming or gam­bling or tak­ing drugs. Just kid­ding. But in a good way, it gives me a all time high. Writ­ing in it­self for me is in­spi­ra­tion. I get in­spired through writ­ing. Though the other way round hap­pens some­times. I feel in­spired about some­thing then write about it. But it is al­most al­ways the pre­vi­ous.

How was your over­all ex­pe­ri­ence of be­com­ing a pub­lished au­thor.

My ex­pe­ri­ence was pretty smooth.

Do you think in the age of dig­i­tal­i­sa­tion the phys­i­cal books are los­ing their im­por­tance over kin­dle ?

The plea­sure of read­ing a real book, no­body can take it away from the peo­ple. Per­son­ally I feel real books were there for a long time and they will for a long time to come. Though Kin­dle hap­pens a lot, real books are real.

They are a part of real peo­ple who want a real ex­pe­ri­ence. It will take a long,long time for the dig­i­tal books to su­per­sede the real ones.

What do you think about the fu­ture of In­dian writ­ing ?

In­dian writ­ing is hap­pen­ing big time. It’s the time of Re­nais­sance for In­dian pub­lish­ing in­dus­try and for In­dian writ­ers. A great time that will lead to a great fu­ture .

Tell us about your up­com­ing ven­tures.

I am work­ing on my fourth book. Do­ing a bit of study and also I am re­new­ing my sketch­ing abil­i­ties. Plan­ning to com­pile into a book

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Anu­radha Prasad with her book

'Com­ing Back Home'

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