Hello! Let us get to know author Sujit Banerjee by this question and answer session. Sujit Banerjee is the author of Rukhsat The Departure. Find his guest post and more about his book here.
How did you become a writer, by chance or by choice?
Absolutely by chance. My scribbled notes on people became a full blown body and I felt they HAD to be told.
Are you a genre writer? Why (or why not)? Which genre appeals to you the most?
I am not and this one was by chance. I love all kind of genre and maybe my next one will be a novel based on the 1857 revolt of Bareily!!!
What makes this book special to you?
Holding the stories inside me was getting painful and this was a big relief – pouring it out on pages and in print.
A brief description of the book and its main characters.
You will find that in the blurp on back page of the book.
What are your writing fads or quirks?
Writing them on cell phone in the middle of the night, drunk!
What’s your take on these writing dilemmas? (Please specify the reason for your choice)
1) plotter or pantser
Pantser any day. I am too impatient and impulsive to plan and plot though I would like to change that.
2) self publish or traditional
A bit of both; traditional publishing takes way too much time and with chances it will never see the day.
3) Polished first draft or sloppy one?
I thought my first draft was polished till my Editor tore it apart and sent me back to the drawing board four times. Even now there are few errors!
4) Deadline or family/friends time
My own time. Like I said I am too lazy to adhere to deadlines.
5) Writing a certain target everyday or in floods and droughts
Impulsive. I went a year nearly without being able to write a para.
Thank you for sharing about yourself.
Read about Sujit’s book here.
This post is a part of blog tour hosted by The Book Club.