Reyaansh Joshi AMA
Recently, Reyaansh Joshi sat down with the 7K3 english class to read from his book 'An Alien's Biography: Life on Earth' and took questions from the students. You can read the full AMA below.
Q - How long did it take you to write this book?
A - 9 months
Q - Did anybody help you?
A - The publishers had a proof reader, they read through the whole book to check if there were any mistakes.
Q - Did you use a typewriter
A - No, I wrote it in Microsoft Word.
Q - Who designed the front cover?
A - The publisher hired a designer who gave us 3 options to choose from.
Q - Where can I get the book?
A - From Amazon
Q - I’m writing a book myself, what advice do you have for me?
A - Use a wide vocabulary
Q - How did you come up with the story
A - Most of the book is based on my dreams.
Q - Why did you decide to write a book
A - I used to describe my dreams to my mother and one day she said to me “Why don’t you write a book?” And I thought it was a good idea.
Q - Who inspired you?
A - My mother.
Q - How did you get in touch with the publisher?
A - I wrote the first 4 pages and sent that out to multiple people. You need to find the right people who publish your genre.
Q - How many languages is the book in?
A - Just English.
Q - How many books have you sold?
A - Last time I checked it was 70 books.
Q - Do you want to make another one?
A - I have started another book, but it is absolutely different.
Q - How many chapters are there?
A - There are no chapters, it is one long story.
Q - When was it first published?
A - Three weeks ago.
Q - When you are older, would you like to make a film or short movie from this story?
A - No.
Q - Do you want to become an author?
A - I am an author.
Thank you Reyaansh for sharing your experiences with the class and thanks 7k3 for your delightful and insightful questions.