Nisha completed her MBA in Communication Management. Currently she is working as a Copy Manager with MarketMen India. Let us know more about her writing.
What inspired you to start writing?
Reading good books inspired me to start writing. I am an avid reader. When I read, I always think my alternative story, what my approach would have been if I was an author of this book and that’s how I started writing.
What did you like to read when you were a girl?
My native is in Uttaranchal. When I was a child we use to go there in train which needed 2 days of travel. That’s how I began reading. I use to read tinkle, chacha chaudary, after a while I started reading Nancy Drew. I still read them ;
What is the greatest challenge in writing a book?
Climax is the greatest challenge in writing a book. You think of several climax and then finalize one. It’s the end of the story, it is very important. If you want to leave them on a cliff hanger or end the story in the best way.
How much research do you do before writing the book?
Yes, I do research before I write. It gives an authentic edge to your story. In my latest novel The Blue Jinx, which is a psychological thriller based on blue sapphire stone. I did research on how blue sapphire works on your psychology. I met several astrologers and interviewed them. And the findings with those astrologers gave me facts which I didn’t know, which I am sure many don’t know. And I have used them in The Blue Jinx narrative to create suspense.
What motivated you to write the book “The Blue Jinx”?
In the backdrop of suspense, The Blue Jinx is a very emotional story. The story motivated me to write it. It is a lovely manuscript. It has all- suspense, love, family ties, romance, comedy. It is a complete entertainer.
Can you tell us more about your latest book “The Blue Jinx”?
“The Blue Jinx” is a psychological murder story. It is a suspense murder mystery which explores various equation of human relationships like daughter longing for her dead mother, son longing to prove his career worth to his parents.
A life which seems like a bed of roses becomes a nightmare, when Nikhil learns that someone has raped and murdered Samara’s(His boss`s daughter) mother, two years back. The brutal fact is hidden by his boss. Samara thinks her mother passed away because of cancer. What if he loses Samara’s friendship? Also, Nikhil’s life is in constant terror because of Samara’s mother ghost. Is Samara’s mother ghost real, or just an imagination of Nikhil’s guilty mind; of hiding truth from Samara? Who has killed Samara’s mother? Why is Nikhil’s boss hiding his wife’s murder truth from his own daughter? Is this ghost real, or just an imagination of Nikhil’s guilty mind? Why is Samara’s mother ghost haunting Nikhil? The psychological thriller story is turmoil between fact and imagination.
How did you come up with the idea of writing thriller fiction genre book?
I wanted to write something which is completely different from First You Plz which is a rom-com story. I wanted to offer my readers a complete different writing style of me. And I know they loved it from The Blue Jinx reviews.
Who are your favourite authors?
Amish Tripathi & Paulo Cohelo
How much time do you dedicate to writing on a daily basis?
Atleast 2 hours a day. I read a lot, which I feel is also a part of my writing routine.
What words of wisdom would you like to give to aspiring writers?
Actually not words, just one word- Write!
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