Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Ruchi Singh Author of Take 2 - A Contemporary Romance

Author Interview Ruchi Singh A Novelist. Genres - Romance and Romantic Thriller

Ruchi Singh is a novelist. Her two favorite genres are romance and romantic thriller. She is an author of contemporary romance Take 2

Novelist Ruchi Singh writes in two genres - romance and romantic thriller.

Ruchi Singh Author of Take 2 - A Contemporary Romance

Winner of TOI WriteIndia story contest, Ruchi Singh is a novelist and writes in two genres; romance and romantic thriller. She has a degree in Electronics Engineering and has worked as Quality Consultant in the IT field. She began her writing career writing short stories and articles, which have been published in various online forums. She has been a contributing author to many anthologies and has published her first book Take 2, which is a contemporary romance with a spice of social drama.

Here is an author interview of Novelist Ruchi Singh. Her favorite genres are romance and romantic thriller.

Your real name and pen name?

RS: Both are same. Ruchi Singh

Please share some of the best memories of your childhood

RS: I loved to play on my own, in my own make believe world. For most of the time, my parents allowed me to do whatever I liked. Those were the best times.

About your education

RS: B.Tech, Electronics Engineering

What career did you plan during your education days?

RS: I wanted to be a Kathak dancer till I was about 12years old, but my parents steered me towards being an Engineer, I loved maths too.

Ruchi Singh Author of Take 2 - A Contemporary Romance

What languages you can speak and write?

RS: Hindi, English

What is your biggest source of inspiration in life?

RS: I have never introspected so deeply about my life.

What hurts you most in this world?

RS: At a personal level when my expectations are let down. At a global level people fighting in the name of religion.

What is the biggest challenge you have faced? How did you overcome it?

RS: Probably the engineering entrance exams, in fact, I am scared of all written exams. I overcame it by not thinking about the results.

If you had to live a day of your life as one of the living or dead personality, who would it be and 


RS: Pass

What is your favorite genre and why?

RS: Romantic thrillers, I relish solving the suspense, which is interspersed with a mushy feeling of love.

When did you start writing? What is the purpose of your writing?

RS: Since 9 Dec 2013. To entertain my readers and myself.

Which of your work has been published so far? Would you like to share a synopsis of your work?

RS: Take 2, a contemporary romance.

Ruchi Singh Author of Take 2 - A Contemporary Romance

Priya’s idyllic world turns upside down when she realizes her husband considers her dead  weight after stripping her off her inheritance for his ambitions and lavish lifestyle. 
Instantly attracted to Priya, Abhimanyu knows getting involved with a married woman is inviting trouble. But despite common sense, cautions and hesitations, he is drawn to help her.  Happily ever after has become a myth for Priya and trying to keep the relationship platonic is becoming more and more difficult for Abhimanyu. 
In the tussle between ethics, fears and desires... will Priya embrace a second chance at happiness?

What are your forthcoming writings?

RS: Another romance novel and after that a romantic thriller.

What genres you write in and why?

RS: Romance, and romantic thrillers. Same as the 4th answer above.

What keeps you motivating towards writing?

RS: Two reasons; one, I am transported into another world while writing, which is addictive, second, it gives a high that so many people will read my work.

If Writing a Book is taken as a project, What are the key essentials you take care of in Project Management?

RS: Planning or Plotting, Executing or writing, editing (self and external), marketing

How do you plan, schedule and monitor your writing commitments?

RS: On a spreadsheet

What are your future plans?

RS: To keep churning out entertaining stories.

What is generally your preference in reading – a paper book or ebook? And why?

RS: I am not very particular, as far as it’s an entertaining plot.

What four top most things you take care of while writing a book?

RS: Plot, Climax, Pace, Language

How much real life goes into a fiction writing?

RS: 2%

Is a high level of imagination important to have for an Author?

RS: Yes, very high level. We live a very regular life. It's the imagination of an author which churns out the drama out of ordinary and invokes emotions.

Your dream destination on Earth?

RS: Some place, where no one disturbs me till I want them to.

Your origin of birth and other countries you have visited/ stayed. What best things you liked in these countries around the globe?

RS: India, USA, UK, Singapore, I love living in India. I liked Singapore a lot because I felt it has best of both east and west.

Favorite time of the day?

RS: Evening and nights

Your zodiac/ sun sign?

RS: Virgo

Your favorite color and why?

RS: Sea-green. It's soothing.

What is the last book you finished reading? What is the current book you are reading?

RS: Finished reading - ‘There’s Something About You’ by Yashodhara Lal

       Am reading - ‘Dongri To Dubai: Six Decades of The Mumbai Mafia’ by S. Hussain Zaidi

Your favorite book and why?

RS: ‘The Day Of Jackal’ by Frederick Forsyth. Well, I like spy thrillers and this one was too good with all the twists.

Ruchi Singh Author of Take 2 - A Contemporary Romance
Your favorite movie and why?

RS: This question has stumped me, there are numerous, I can’t pinpoint one.

Your favorite celebrity and why?

RS: Shahrukh Khan, apart from his charm, he comes across as an intelligent man with a high sense of humor.

Your favorite food?

RS: Anything veg laden with calories

Your favorite sports?

RS: Cricket, Tennis

What is the force that drives you?

RS: Don’t know. Never thought about it.

What comes to your mind when you think of India?

RS: Paradox. Warm people and corrupt politician/ government officials, chaotic and vibrant

Some quickies: 

Sun or Moon - Sun

Laughter or Smile - Laughter

Morning or Evening - Evening

Coffee or Tea - Tea

Mountain or Sea - Sea

Long Drive or Short Drive - Long drive

Silence or Conversation - Silence

Water or Fire - Fire

Air or Earth - Air

Mars or Jupiter - Jupiter

Tulip or Rose - Tulip

Red or Blue - Blue

Left or Right - Right

Glance or Stare - Glance

Fame or Money - Both

Boy or Girl - Both (can’t take sides, they both can read :-) )

Day or Night - Night

Tree or Plant - Tress

Love or Passion - Love

What three words come to your mind for each – 

Technology - Blessing, Curse, Easy

Life - Happy, Blessed, Tough

God - Private, Choice, Meditation

Humanity - Paramount, necessity, practice

Terrorism - wastage, inhuman, catastrophe

Racism - Idiotic, illiterate, complex

Childhood Abuse - disgusting, castrate, imprison

Love - blessing, weakness, necessity

Parenting - fun, joy, irritant

Old age - Peaceful, busy, silent

First thing you do in the morning after waking up?

RS: Have a cup of tea.

The last thing to do before sleep?

RS: Read

If one fine morning you wake up and find your sex changed to the opposite, what will be your first reaction?

RS: Yayy… free of expectations of being a homemaker

State your signature line/ tagline/ best quote

RS: Live and let live.

The last line of your autobiography would be…

RS: And the fun goes on…

The title of your autobiography would be…

RS: Life is as you take it!

Links & other relevant details:

ISBN-10: 9385137085

ISBN-13: 978-9385137082


Publisher: Self

Twitter handle: ruchiwriter

Facebook page: click here.

Goodreads author page: click here

Amazon link: click here 

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