Deepa Levi [deepalevi]
What did you first read? How did you begin to write? Who were the first to read what you wrote?
I used to read a lot since childhood but my inclination and motivation always came from my mother who narrated a lot to us.
My family and some friends read what I wrote before I got published.
What is your favorite genre? Can you provide a link to a site where we can read some of your work or learn something about it?
I love horror and write supernatural and paranormal.
No link,it's all paperback
What is your creative process like? What happens before sitting down to write?
I like to sit alone with a pen and paper to start thinking what I want to write before I put it down and type.
Im more inclined toward thrilling and chilling stuff.
What type of reading inspires you to write?
Horror,thriller,mystery and murder
What do you think are the basic ingredients of a story?
Twists and environment of the scene.
What voice do you find most to your liking: first person or third person?
What well known writers do you admire most?
Shobha de from India and Alex Bell are my two favorites.
What is required for a character to be believable? How do you create yours?
To believe in a character,one has to empathize.i make it more close to the character as possible.
Are you equally good at telling stories orally?
I'm actually very good at it...(laughs loudly)
Deep down inside, who do you write for?
It's my passion to write and I want to send my message across to the world.
Does reader feed-back help you?
It helps a lot.critisism is very important to succeed
What discipline do you impose on yourself regarding schedules, goals, etc.?
No discipline.(laughs) I sit to write everyday whenever I feel free and some ideas arise
Do you write on a computer? Do you print frequently? Do you correct on paper? What is your process?
I write on a computer but I publish it on paper.im traditional yet modern.(laughs)
What has been your experience with publishers?
Some good,some fake,some dicey
What are you working on now?
At the moment I'm writing a fantasy and a thriller.just hoping to mix both