About the Author:

Shreya Solanke is a successful software engineer by profession and a full-time dreamer, story-writer, and a poet by passion. She lives in Bangalore and is associated with one of the top MNCs for 5 years now. She has predominantly made her career in the research and development sector. Her interests towards literature were first awakened during her early school days and it evolved with growing age. 

Q.  I would like you to share something about yourself with our readers.

I am a small town girl, currently livig in Bangalore. I write codes to fill my pocket and poetry to fill my heart. More, I would like to let my readers know me through the words they read. I am available on FB, Insta, Linkedin, Mirakee if you wish to connect!!

Q. How did you come up with the idea of writing this genre?

I started writing since I did not know how to spell literature. But people around me encouraged me and that kept me going. I evolved with time. The book if one of the milestones of the journey that I and my words are on!!

Q. Where did you find the inspiration to write this book?

The germ stemmed from the alarming population growth in our country.

The poems are inspired by sudden waves of emotions, the feeling I have for my love, for my life, for my friends etc.

Q. What exactly does your book convey?

It is a complex story of a woman journalist whose pursuit of her goal is marred by unexpected hassles.

Well, it doesn’t convey anything, it walks along! You can consider this as a companion in your journey of emotions. A companion who does not gurantee to make you feel any happy or sad. But definitely promises to be along… irrespective of joy or sadness

Q. What all was going in your head while penning down this book?

Whenever I get a thought and I shape it up in a Shayari or poem, I have only one thing in my mind. The way I can feel those words, readers should also be able to feel the same. They should find a mirror of their feelings in those words.

Q. How much time you used to commit to this book?

I have not given any special time for the poems but yes, for the consolidation and drafting and editing, I have spent good amount of time.

Q. Was there any moment you backed off from the idea of writing a book?

This book contents have been drafted so many times and I have backed off from the idea numerous times. But there are two pillars who did not let me stop this time. And its their continuos support that this has happened.

Q. How do you handle the criticism that comes towards your way?

Well, to be honest, I faced a lot of it behind my own doors! But only to make me strong and stand by my dream! I would thank them in a way. Reverse engineering works well at times!!

Q. How was your experience with 
Blue Rose Publishers throughout the publishing of the book?

Its been a wonderful journey all together!! There have been some hiccups but only to add right spicies and make it more amazing and memorable!! I learnt a lot. Thanks to Saakshi and Mohit. Mohit has done such a great job with cover design.

Kudos to you guys. Thank you for making my dream come true!!

Q. How would you like to advice budding authors?

Keep writing… And spreading love, care and affection… The society needs it!

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