About the Author:
Rupansh is a Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Accountant, Master of Business Administration by qualification. He won a gold medal for securing highest marks in Chartered Accountancy Exams in India. Apart from writing, he is also fond of creating music. He has produced the music album, 'Aziende' and is working on his forthcoming music album. His writing endeavors include, 'The Sojourn' which has won him, 'Contribution of CA towards Society Award' and Special Recognition Award from Nishkam Sewa Bharti Trust and his forthcoming novel, 'Pulchritude - An Eternal Love Story'.
Do you plan everything or just let the story flow?
I plan the plot and then let the story within it and details flow.
Do your characters ever want to take over the story?
Every story is made of characters. In some stories, all chracters combined make the story while some stories revolve around one character who takes over the story.
What is your favourite food?
I like healthy food, fruits and green vegetables.
Are you a morning person or a night owl?
If I am working on a project, i usually work on it even at late hours but at other times, I am a morning person.
Where do you dream of travelling to and why?
Peaceful and calm atmosphere always attracts me. I dream of travelling to such places especially those having exquisite natural scenery as I am very fond of nature which my book, 'The Sojourn' shows.
Do distant places feature in your books?
Yes, as a matter of fact, my novel 'Pulchritude - An Eternal Love Story' is based in Europe.
Do you listen to music while writing?
Sometimes I do. Depends upon the kind and part of story i am working on.
Could you tell us a bit about your latest release?
'The Sojourn' is a poetry book on secrets of the Universe. In this book, the nature speaks to tell about the things which everyone should know.
What have you learned about writing and publishing since you first started?
If you have the strength to begin, you will definitely take it to the end. When you start writing your first page, everything will follow if you are just persistent enough.
Is there anything you would do differently?
No, I consider everything as a learning experience whether good and bad. Every moment is worth enjoying.
Who, or what, if anything has influenced your writing?
Nature, my experiences and books I have read have influenced me in my writing.
Anything you would say to those just starting out in the craft?
Be creative and original. Do not follow the trend, but make your own trend.
What are three words that describe you?
Creative, Persistent, Spiritual.
What's your favourite book or who is your favourite writer?
'The Da Vinci Code' by Dan Brown is my favorite book.
Blurb of your latest release or coming soon book
'Pulchritude - An Eternal Love Story' is a novel set in 15th Century Europe. Rest of the suspense will be revealed by the book.
List of previous books if any
'The Sojourn' is my first book.
Any websites/places readers can find you on the web.