"I penned my feelings, views and experiences whenever I felt the urge to do so" - PAVALAMA


A post graduate in English literature Pavalamani Pragasam enjoys reading and writing. She is a lover of beauty - in nature, in language and in behavior. She is a contented 70 years old housewife, settled in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. She has a keen interest in upholding human values and is very concerned about the health and growth of the younger generation.


Q. Characterize yourself in one word?


Q. Please describe what the story/book is about in one sentence.

"My Garden of Words" is a compilation of my short stories, dramas, poems and reflections.

Q. Briefly, what led up to this book? What were you writing (and getting published, if applicable) before breaking out with this book?

My children's desire to see my works on print. I readily penned my feelings, views and experiences whenever I felt the urge to do so.

Q. What has been your biggest achievement?

To have lived with contentment.

Q. Looking back, what did you do right that helped you break in?

I engaged myself in reading and writing activities which nurtured my love for the language and ease with it.

Q. Did you have a platform in place? On this topic, what are you doing to build a platform and gain readership?

I used a few internet sites to share my works among a small group of friends. The small group keeps growing with the increasing popularity of internet.

Q. Favorite novel?

"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens.

Q. Something personal about you people may be surprised to know?

I am very childlike and naive.

Q. Future of SALISMANIA.com through your eyes?

Bright. Indispensable. Ideal bridge connecting the author and readers. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: CRUSHING IT! BOOK REVIEW