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Interview with Gopinath Lakshmanan – Author Of Bloody Dreams


Q) Tell us about the idea behind the book?

I wanted to be a filmmaker initially. I have thought of many stories to be made as films. In COVID lockdown i had a thought of making one of my ideas into a book and it did happen. This idea occured to me by observing the women of my life. 

Q) How much time did it take in the process of writing?

Actually a long long time but not continuosly. I started with rough draft and step by step whenever I got time, i tried to work on it between my work. Maybe 2 years. 

Q) What did the process of writing this book teach you?

Writing is possible, then writing a book is possible, then editing and improvising a book is possible, publishing a book is possible. Finally i have decided to write more and more. 

Q) What inspired you to write this book?

Almost every male is a male chauvinist but the level may be different. I always wonder that, why achieving a girl’s dreams always depend upon her husband. From there i got this idea. 

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Q) How different is your book from your first draft?

Except the plot, every word is different in my rough draft. 

Q) Which is your favourite part from the book?

1. Inspector govind visiting Divya’s home and threatening. 
2. Rajeev and Divya in coffee shop, Rajeev shouting on a waitress. 
3. The climax part. 

Q) A book that had an impact on you, which helped you in writing this one?

Every book I read. But generally the book inspired me to become an author is ‘Kane and Abel’ by Jeffery Archer. 

Q) Tell us about your plans? Planning a new book?

Yes my mind is an irregular hard drive with a lot of un-uniform ideas. I wanted to streamline it and bring out as many as books possible. 
My next book may be, 
1. Machine Minds 

Q) How your life changed after the book was published?

I became little more matured that, with one book published we cannot become crorepathy. It need a lot of hardwork, determination, learning and patience. 

Q) What is a literary success for you?

I don’t believe in sucess or a failure. If we are doing something we love and that makes us happy, no matter what we achive, it is a success. 

Q) A message for all the readers.

Pls do read my book. Also encourage your friends to too. Bare with me if the writing is not satisfactory, i am learning. 

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