ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Himanshu Rai is a telecom professional and storytelling is always his hobby. My Mute Girlfriend is his third novel based out from his college days. His way of writing is often called as visual writing; a reader can visualize his stories by his style of writing. His novel “My Mute Girlfriend” has crossed record ordering during pre-orders and declared as the Hot release of the month by Amazon.
Q. Characterize yourself in one word?
Q. Please describe what the story/book is about in one sentence.
Love speaks the voice of the heart; conversations are a myth.
Q. Briefly, what led up to this book? What were you writing (and getting published, if applicable) before breaking out with this book?
Some stories are meant to be narrated, and when I visited my college place Jabalpur last year, I could not resist my self from writing this story.
Q. What has been your biggest achievement?
Getting published by Srishti Publishers whom I have always admired as a reader. Today writing with them is a pleasure.
Q. Looking back, what did you do right that helped you break in?
I wrote with honesty; I expressed my feelings openly, and I think this is what my readers love in my writing.
Q. Did you have a platform in place? On this topic, what are you doing to build a platform and gain readership?
I think in today's digital age, you have Facebook and Twitter as the biggest platform. I already have my fan page on Facebook and a good number of readers who keep on interacting with me.
Q. Favorite novel?
Not a particular one, but many are my favourite.
Q. Something personal about you people may be surprised to know?
Apart from writing, I am heading Automation and Robotics team.
Q. Future of SALISMANIA.com through your eyes?
Something like Filmfare in future in the book industry.