Chords of an essence about author
Nishka Tegnoor is a student, she amore writing. So far she has been co-author in more than ten anthologies compiled and published at the mercy of various publications.
She started writing in her childhood and gave a pause for about six years and continued her passion when she was 14, with dream to become an author and a speaker someday ahead. She also paints and acts, that she loves to do.
Nishka believes in hope, love and kindness. She also help and heal people going through emotional snag, under “Confab with Nishka”. She currently resides in Gulbarga, Karnataka. She dreams to inspire, help and heal millions of souls. She believes, ‘To find happiness is in spreading it’.
*You can visit her on Instagram @inkslinger.nishka*
Interview session held with Nishka Tegnoor
Are you working on anything at the present you would like to share with your readers about?
Currently my poetry book is under published soon, I’m excited to work on the ideas I’ve further.
How many plot ideas are just waiting to be written? Can you tell us about one?
I’ve a few ideas currently running, I’d love working on them as soon as possible
Tell us about your first published book? What and how was the journey ?
Infinite tales was my first book published as a co-author, I’d thanks the compiler Ayushi for giving me the beautiful opportunity
Are you selective about the genre of the book when it comes to writing? What is your preference!
No, I don’t have any specific genre, I write what I feel, I write what I see and analyse, also I write about what my people all around what me to write with a hope to spread love and happiness and heal people
Tell us how about, was the process for coming up with the cover.?
Every single process with Stallions was amazing , i loved being part of this beautiful book
How many books have you written? Which is your favourite?
As a co-author I’ve written more than 10 books, my poetry book is under process to be published .
What is the most surprising thing you discovered while writing your book(s)?
I never thought that I’d be a writer until I realised people started to like my content on my Instagram page and started feeling that I write the reality and all could relate it! I thank everyone in the journey
Which of your books were enjoyable to write?
Every book to me is so special because it’s all like a fantasy to me, hope with all your help I grow n reach to more people
Where can readers purchase your books?
Are you easily available for your fans and readers over social media?
Yeah, I’m always available to people who need me, I love to help and heal people in all possible ways I can! I thank everyone in my journey, it’s all because of you people I’m here!
Have you always wanted to be a writer?
I’ve written my first poem when I was 5th grade, I never dreamt about writing nor did I have idea about this, after meeting new people and having experiences I just began to write and began my Instagram page, then people started liking my content, it was then I started to dream of being a very big writer.
What inspired you to start writing?
My own experiences and people I met was the first thing why I started and then later I wasn’t specific about anything to write, I began to write about everything and also I started to write about what people wanted me to write.
How long have you been writing?
I began in a very young age to write, then after gap of around 6-7 years I began in my 9th grade.
What, in your opinion, are the most important elements of good writing?
Most important elements of good writing are I feel, a pure soul and that’s all! Anyone can write.
What time of the day or night do you usually write?
I write anytime I get thoughts into my mind, sometimes in case I don’t put my thoughts I cannot recall them so I prefer noting them on the spur of moment.
What has been the most difficult part in the writing for you?
Most difficult time for writing to me was, when I was asked to stop writing, due to my 12th grade I’m asked to stop writing for an year, which gets me into fear of losing the art of writing. And the other difficulty was when memes were created on my write up, it was difficult for me to handle to situation when then my cousin brother has stood by me in thatperplexity, and also my other friends, I thank them all.
How do you deal with emotional impact of a book (on yourself) as you are writing the story?
I deal with such things by explaining myself that I’m writing the reality and it has to be faced.
When you’re writing an emotionally draining (or sexy, or sad, etc) scene, how do you get in the mood?
I usually imagine myself or recall anything I saw or heard of such situations.
When did you first consider yourself a writer?
I first considered myself a writer when I began to participate in anthologies.
Would you like to describe any typical writing experience of the day? Please tell us?
After studies, I usually sit to write or paint in the night, I enjoy the time.
What would you say is your most interesting writing quirk?
I feel people would know that much more than me
Do you hear from your readers much? What do they say?
Yeah, I’ve had good reviews on my write ups, I thank people for that! I’d also not mind hearing where I need to be corrected or improvised
Writing can be an emotionally draining and stressful pursuit. Any tips for aspiring writers?
To every writer I consider my every mate I’d suggest that writing comes deep from soul, you’re too much amazing in your own way, never give up!
Is writing your full-time career? Or would you like it to be?
I love writing and have other professional goals, I always want writing to be my passion and I love that
How do you handle literary criticism?
In case of any literary doubt, I google the words find synonyms and read the meanings then make sure and put it into my writing
how much ‘World building’ takes place before you start writing?
Probably a lot does, if which I add and deduct some
What was your favourite part, and your least favourite part, of the publishing journey?
Nothing called least favourite, I always love my passion so do I love everything related to it
What comes first, the plot or characters?
Sometimes plot and other times characters
On a typical day, how much time do you spend writing?
Depends on how the day is
Are you on social media and can your readers interact with you?
Yes, people can interact with me on Instagram @inkslinger.nishka
What advice would you give a new writer, someone just starting out?
I’d suggest them do your best and you’re best in your way, every writer is a best writer, because everyone is unique in presenting their emotions into locutions
How do you do research for your books?
I plot my ideas, I jot them and began with the writing
Is there lots to do before you drive in and start writing the story?
Yup there is.
What do you like to do when you are not writing?
Paint , act or study.
What did you want to be when you grew up?
I professionally choose to be an industrialist, and passionately choose writing, acting and to paint in my free time
If you could choose three people to invite for a dinner party, who would they be and why?
If it was friends and not cousins I’d first prefer my true and best friend Harsh and that’s all, in case cousins I’d love to be with Nandini and Shreesha.
What book is currently on your bedside or the table?
I’ve many novels along me
What books or authors have most influenced your own writing?
Savi Sharma, Ashish Bagrecha , Durjoy Datta and Anubhav Agarwal also Helly Shah
If you could ask one successful author three questions about their writing, writing process, or books, what would they be?
I’d first ask how to deal with the fear of losing the art to write, next I’d ask how to make a book interesting and other about script writing for movies
What famous author do you wish would be your mentor?
Durjoy Datta and Anubhav Agarwal
What’s your favourite spot to visit in your own country? And what makes it so special to you?
Any place with less number of people, with peace and probably resorts
Who is your favourite author and why?
Every writer is my favourite because every writer is the best
Doyou listen to audiobooks? if so, are there any you’d recommend?What do you like about audiobooks?
Every writer is my favourite because every writer is the best
If you could cure a disease, what would it be?
I’d choose to cure the ego that is the main cause as of which many of the relations break, and the next would be jealousy
Do you write listening to music? If so, what music inspired or accompanied this current book?
Yeah I do write listening to music sometimes, kind of music depends on what am I feeling that moment
Does one of the main characters hold a special place in your heart? If so, why?
Every character is special to me.