ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Harshit Vishwa is the author of Rickey Bell and Mystery of the Blue Gem. You can buy his book on Amazon. INTERVIEW: Q. Characterize yourself in one word? Positive. Q. Please describe what the story/book is about in one sentence. Rickey Bell and Mystery of the Blue Gem is basically a magical-fantasy novel which revolves around a kid, named Ricky Bell, who himself takes birth from a devil's soul. Q. Briefly, what led up to this book? What were you writing (and getting published, if applicable) before breaking out with this book? As I told you before, this is a fantasy. I've read a lot of magical and mysterious stories since my childhood. So, it was always in my mind to write a mysterious story. But one thing which inspired me a lot is "Arabian night". Q. What has been your biggest achievement? Being recognized as an author is my biggest achievement. Q. Looking back, what did you do right that helped you break in? Reading a lot of books and writing consistently. I think these two are the keys to success. Q. Did you have a platform in place? On this topic, what are you doing to build a platform and gain readership? Well, I'm not from a writer's family, nor I have a well-settled platform. Gaining readership is not an easy thing at all. People will read your book only if they like it.For gaining readership, I'm using social media to connect with the more peoples. This is the best way to connect with the people, I think. Q. Favorite novel? Half girlfriend by Chetan Bhagat. Q. Something personal about you people may be surprised to know? Something personal? Well, I don't think I have something personal in my life. My life is an open book. Q. Future of SALISMANIA.com through your eyes? Salismania.com is doing an amazing job. It's a great platform for the authors.You guys really have a bright future. Best of luck and thank you.