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Interview: Author Kevin Missal

The charismatic prodigy: KevinMissal is a name which do not need an introduction to the literature lovers.

|| Interview by Sneha Prakash

A St.Stephens graduate, Kevin wrote his first book at a tender age of 14. And today at 22, he  is bestselling author and a full-time writer, with the first two books in his Kalki trilogy being a runaway successes. DharmayoddhaKalki: Avatar of Vishnu and its sequel Satyayoddha Kalki: Eye of Brahma have sold more than  one lakh copies till date. His books have featured in variousnewspapers.
Today we had a quick chit chat session with him to Sneha Prakash in order to know the informal side of this serious looking author.

1. Let us know something about you which no one knows?

I am a big procrastinator. Like I love to just chill and not work for long periods of time.

2. What inspired you to write your first Book and how many Books have you written tilldate?

 

Oliver Twist inspired me to write. I have four published books and a lot of unpublished books.

3. What is your favourite genre as a writer or do you play with your imagination?

 

Fantasy is my genre. I love how I can weave my imagination with fantasy.

4. What is the second best thing after writing that you do?

 

I like to read.

5.  What is the most surprising thing you discovered about yourself while writing?

 

That I write really fast.

6. When is your book going to be released?

It’s just released now- Kalki Book 3. The next one which is called Raavanputr Meghnad is releasing this Christmas.

Rapid Fire:


Your favourite Author:

Brandon Sanderson

Your favourite subject in school:

History

Your all-time favourite food:

Rajma chawal

Favourite colour:

Black

Favourite Bollywood actress :

Alia Bhatt

Your reaction when you are told your story is getting converted into a movie :

Omgggggggg

If you were not a writer then :

Filmmaker

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