Author Interview: Raj Laxmi
Updated: Sep 3
Raj Laxmi is a Professional trainer with 8 Years of remarkable experience in soft skills. Currently working in Hyderabad as Assistant Professor. She is also a Mentor, Author, Gym Trainer and Speaker at various events.
Ravi: What’s your favorite short story?
Raj Laxmi: sleeping beauty
Ravi: The best piece of writing advice?
Raj Laxmi: about women
Ravi: Where do you write?
Raj Laxmi: whenever I'm free I would love to think and write
Ravi: Where do you get your ideas?
Raj Laxmi: my experience and feelings gives the idea to write
Ravi: Does writing energize or exhaust you?
Raj Laxmi: I feel very happy busy and I feel like m a queen when I write, it energizes
Ravi: How long on average does it take you to write a book?
Raj Laxmi: 6 months max
Ravi: If you had to do something differently as a child or teenager to become a better writer as an adult, what would you do?
Raj Laxmi: I would like to write anything which entertains
Ravi: What is your favorite childhood book?
Raj Laxmi: The tortoise and hare it was always interesting to imagine that story
Ravi: What are your favorite literary journals?
Raj Laxmi: anything about feminism
Ravi: What one thing would you give up to become a better writer?
Raj Laxmi: I would like to develop my vocabulary
Ravi: What was your hardest scene to write?
Raj Laxmi: illution
Ravi: Do you Google yourself?
Raj Laxmi: some times
Ravi: Do you hide any secrets in your books that only a few people will find?
Raj Laxmi: NO
Ravi: Do you read your book reviews? How do you deal with bad or good ones?
Raj Laxmi: yes always, good gives energy and bad gives standards
Ravi: Have you read anything that made you think differently about fiction?
Raj Laxmi: The secret of the old clock by Carolyn Keene it makes me think about the time and its magic
Ravi: How many hours a day do you write?
Raj Laxmi: 1 hr
Ravi: How long were you a part-time writer before you became a full-time one?
Raj Laxmi: I was kid when I start writing my diary and imagine things and make them possible
Ravi: What kind of research do you do, and how long do you spend researching before beginning a book?
Raj Laxmi: as you know I am a teacher so my research will be in and outside the classroom with my students and thinking about improvements that can help them.
Ravi: What’s the best way to market your books?
Raj Laxmi: AMAZON and digital marketing
Ravi: How many unpublished and half-finished books do you have?
Raj Laxmi: only one
Ravi: How did publishing your first book change your process of writing?
Raj Laxmi: it made me think more about readers and their point of view about the importance of the reader’s time
Ravi: If you could tell your younger writing self anything, what would it be?
Raj Laxmi: write whatever bout think better
Ravi: What other authors are you friends with, and how do they help you become a better writer?
Raj Laxmi: they speak about their book and some about my book also they suggest me and asks to give feedback on their book and I do.
Ravi: Do you try more to be original or to deliver to readers what they want?
Raj Laxmi: not always readers but always original thinking boost me up.
Ravi: What advice do you have for writers?
Raj Laxmi: writers are the image of society and imagination of self
Ravi: What are the most important magazines for writers to subscribe to?
Raj Laxmi: women's era
Ravi: Tell me about your recent book to our ravireads Blog Readers?
Raj Laxmi: Yes my book is all about communication and it's importance in job interviews or in person and professional. It is deeply practically presented in the book, experience, and passion for communication is highlights of my book
Thanks to Raj Laxmi for agreeing to this interview! If you know of an author who’d like to be featured in an interview (or you are an author who would like to be featured), feel free to email me at the address on my contact page.