Akhila Saroha: I would like to begin by congratulating you on the publication of “Samrat: Who Never Gives Up.” How has the response to the book been so far?
Suchi Smita Sahu: Response is great so far by the people who have read it. Hopefully expecting better response in future
Akhila Saroha: What led to the idea of writing “Samrat: Who Never Gives Up”? Were there any events that inspired the work?
Suchi Smita Sahu: Book is inspired by some true events of someone close to me , so when I came across this story I couldn’t resist myself until I could write it down.
Akhila Saroha: How easy or difficult was it for you to write on a subject that held relevance for all and also remain objective about them in “Samrat: Who Never Gives Up”?
Suchi Smita Sahu: It wasn’t easy to write as this is a periodic novel which actually is from 1970’s but also since I had the story with me subconsciously I was driven to write it without losing the objective.
Akhila Saroha: What are your views about present-day writing? Do you think it does complete justice in depicting human nature in the light of “Samrat: Who Never Gives Up”?
Suchi Smita Sahu: I believe writing is something which comes from innermost feelings of a writer which he/she wants to pen down in form of a story, story which could be real or completely fictional. Yes I think this story of Samrat is something which every reader would find it relatable with some or other phase of the book. As per my perception when we find something relatable we get connected to it which makes us indulged in the story line
Akhila Saroha: “Samrat: Who Never Gives Up” shows the uniqueness of your style of writing. Are there any authors that you enjoy reading or any books which are your favorites?
Suchi Smita Sahu: I have many favourite authors, it wont be doing justice if I pick one author cause I read a lot of books and I find every author has their own essence and uniqueness of writing/portraying a story. I have learnt and inspired from each one of them and decided to write after reading all these books.
Akhila Saroha: How would you categorize “Samrat: Who Never Gives Up” as its appeal seems to be to a broad audience?
Suchi Smita Sahu: This book can be read by anyone, this is not limited to any age group as it involves childhood, teenage and further more as life grows. Some or other way a person can find it relatable with some or the other phase of the story
Akhila Saroha: “Samrat: Who Never Gives Up” has given a powerful introduction to your potential as a writer. Can the readers expect more from you in the future? Would you please share about your future projects?
Suchi Smita Sahu: Yes, definitely . This is my first attempt to write and I will continue to write stories in future whenever I get inspired by them or if I come across any such story which I think I can write.
Akhila Saroha: What is the story behind the title of your work, “Samrat: Who Never Gives Up”?
Suchi Smita Sahu: Samrat is a character who has faced adverse situations still he stood strong and I think in real life also whatever happens no matter what we face life and stand strong. This message needs to be reaching maximum people especially at these difficult times which everyone is currently facing.
Akhila Saroha: How easy or difficult was it for you to write on something as complex as human emotions and remain objective and concise about them at the same time in “Samrat: Who Never Gives Up”?
Suchi Smita Sahu: It wasn’t easy but as I mentioned above that this story is inspired from few true events . Those true events helped me build the story further and since few things were real it has driven me to write without losing the motive of the story.
Akhila Saroha: In the present time, books featuring the subject of “Samrat: Who Never Gives Up” do not find much mention. What, according to you, could be the possible reason for that?
Suchi Smita Sahu: I am not sure of the reason may be first timers or self published books doesn’t reach much people due to which they don’t get much mentions.
Akhila Saroha: If you were to describe your book “Samrat: Who Never Gives Up” in a few words without giving any spoilers, what would those words be?
Suchi Smita Sahu: When we make some plans in life, someone above all of us makes different plans for us and we have no option then accepting it and moving on.
Akhila Saroha: What advice would you give to budding writers who may be planning to write in the same genre as “Samrat: Who Never Gives Up”?
Suchi Smita Sahu: I would suggest to write if they are willing to write a story which inspire them they should just get it written and get it published atleast make an attempt to it.
Akhila Saroha: Thank you very much for sparing your time. I look forward to reading more books from you in the future. All the best.
Suchi Smita Sahu: Thank you very much ! Its my great pleasure to answer all these questions above asked.