ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Niroop Mahanty is the author of "A Sting in the Tale". He lives in Jamshedpur and is occupied with management of the trusts, travelling and advising the management of a flying school.
Q. Characterize yourself in one word?
Q. Please describe what the story/book is about in one sentence.
Thirteen short stories, each with a twist in the end.
Q. Briefly, what led up to this book? What were you writing (and getting published, if applicable) before breaking out with this book?
Just happened! The stories just flowed from my personal experiences as an executive, pilot, diver, Lok Sabha candidate, etc.
Q. What has been your biggest achievement?
Learning to trust the Universe.
Q. Looking back, what did you do right that helped you break in?
I just enjoyed writing a fun book, using my varied experience!
Q. Did you have a platform in place? On this topic, what are you doing to build a platform and gain readership?
I’m using Facebook, but mostly personal contacts, and now, of course, counting on your help!
Q. Favorite non-fiction book?
Eagles over Bangladesh
Q. Something personal about you people may be surprised to know?
I can fly aerobatics, but break into a sweat each time we drive up to any mountain destination.
Q. Future of SALISMANIA.com through your eyes?
Too early for me to tell, but you’re offering a much-needed service and if you do it right, sky’s the limit. Best of luck! YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: ANIRBAN CHATTERJEE INTERVIEW