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Author Interview with JPMehar

Author Interview with JPMehar

interviewed on Oct 31, 2020 India
Q. How would you describe yourself?
I am a kind hearted and caring person. Sometimes introvert but thoughtful all the time. I am a great observer of human behavior and their nature. I influence people around me and I guide them the best way, according to their nature.
Q. Tell us something about the books that you have written and the story behind them.
I am not limited to specific genre, already lined up many topics but I wanted to capture more attention and maximum audience so started with a Fiction - Fantasy.
This is going to be a never heard before story and completely based on my own imagination.

About story - this is going to be the best combo of love, action, mystery, suspence, magic and fantasy..
I am doing a lot research to make it the best book in its segment, I have compled 6 months already and yet to finish, so expecting to publish in December.
Q. What place does writing hold in your life, how has been your writing journey so far?
I was born a shy child, I could hardly express myself, so I started writing notes, letters and diaries that helped me a lot.
Whereas writing a book is concerned, this started while COVID 19 pandemic break down. I was in New Jersey (US) in early 2020 for an office project, it was mid March when pandemic was spread almost all over the world. So I had to get back to India.
After reaching home safe, I realized how it feels to reach home and see your family. I could not think of anything beyond my wish to write. In the month of April, I decided to take my writing skill to the world before its too late. Fortunately, we are winning over COVID 19 and me going to win the heart of my readers
Q. What is your writing process, a typical writing day routine?
I am a true thinker, I do not restrict my thoughts, so I get idea any time and I start writing, however, along with my job I can manage 3-4 hrs only to my book while weekends 6-8 hrs.
Q. What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
This is going to be my first book, so not yet experienced but my search is on after a month or so I would need it. But most probably Kindle would be good, let's see.
Q. What do you think makes a book sell, or makes a reader buy it?
The book can engage the people. That would require a powerful topic, great and interesting writing skills, good appearance in the market. And most important, it should be available with less efforts etc.
Q. What's the most moving or affecting thing a reader has said to you?
Well, my book is yet to get published but about my notes and other written material, the readerers have said, "Wow! Good one. "
Hope to hear the same about my book when it is published.
Q. What are your favourite three books, and why?
Harry Potter - This is amazing creation, that reminds me of my early years, when I struggled to read this book, it was hard to find in my town.
Rich Dad Poor Dad - Money is the key of daily survivals we need it, but sometimes we blame others for our low wealth, that book helped to find the reason.
Five point someone - This reminded me of my college and what we missed to do, it was late when I read this but good one.
Q. Who are your favourite three authors and what do you like the most about them?
William Shakespeare - he was an unmatched author.
JK Rowling - for giving us Harry Potter.
Chetan Bhagat - one of the youngest and inspiring authors in India.
Q. Tell us about the books that you are currently writing and their progress.
I am writing a very unique and never read series of book. That is a fiction - fantasy which has love, action, suspense, magic, desire and a lot. I will be revealing it very soon.
About progress, its on second phase of self edit, hopefully will be completed in December.
Q. What challenges do you think are faced by writers, what's the worst thing about the book industry according to you?
I think every writer does well, puts his/her hard work, but the most challenging thing would be the right platform to publish and reach out to the right audience.
Q. Apart from writing, what goals do you want to achieve in life?
A peaceful and healthy life for me and my family, a lot resources to help needy people around us, maybe as an NGO.
Q. At, we are trying to bring authors and readers under the same roof, to connect, discuss and socialize over books. What's your take on this?
I wish if this could be possible, I am already in support to this. This will exclude a lot barriers between book and reader.
Q. What message do you want to share with budding writers?
Do your best, support other writers as well. None can take your idea even if you like and share other's work and efforts. Let's get together and build a great community to give the best and meaning to the world.

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About the author
I am JPMehar,  I live in New Delhi (In). I am masters along with diploma in computer program. Writing is one of my hobbies since childhood. Actually,  I was born a shy child, I could hardly express myself, so I started writing notes,  letters and diaries. 
     Today, I am glad to be a part of the world of books to give more expressions to my thoughts.