Guest post by Amit Sharma, author of False Ceilings #TheBookClub

Today I’m hosting author Amit Sharma on my blog. Amit Sharma is the author of ficition novel False Ceilings and is here talking about keeping secrets!

Since your book is about secrets, can you share one secret that you held on to for long in your life?

Over to Amit.

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Ok, here is something I have never talked about. When you think of becoming a writer, everyone believes that you are eventually doing it for fame and money. I admit that both of them are important and attractive, especially if you want to be a full-time writer. I will be lying if I say that I do not want either of them. I like fame, but not the one that is too commercial. I like fame when it is meaningful when it comes with respect to your art. I like fame which comes as a peripheral attachment and not something you have worked consciously for.  Ditto for money. I believe you lose direction if you are writing with fame and money as goals. They cannot be at the crux of your writing process. You must write because you love writing because you love creating new worlds. If you are good, the rest will happen on its own.

 More about the author:
Amit Sharma is the author of fiction novel titled False Ceilings by Lifi Publications. The book launch happened on 12 Jan 2016 at the World Book Fair in Delhi. The novel is a Family Saga spanning 130 years (from 1930 to 2065) and takes us through the lives of six protagonists who are bound by a secret and live in Delhi and Dalhousie. 

Amit Sharma has been working in a Software Firm since the last ten years. He lives with his family in NCR. His wife is a teacher and they are blessed with a daughter with an amazing battery life. 

Amit is a voracious reader and devours books. His other hobbies include watching world cinema, traveling, digging into various cuisines, cooking, listening to music, painting, blogging (he used to blog earlier at Mashed Musings), making his daughter laugh and helping his wife with her unnecessary and prolonged shopping.

Thanks for sharing your views, Amit. We wish you the best for your book.

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