Excerpts with Srikanth Polisetti, author of C.G.P.A: College.Girls.Placements.Alcohol (Clever Fox Publishing)
Clever Fox Publishing: Tell us something about your background.
Srikanth Polisetti : Engineering and then MBA from IIT Kharagpur … now I am confused about life
Clever Fox Publishing: When and how did you start your writing journey?
Srikanth Polisetti : I was good at telling stories during meet ups with friends … so I was like hey why don’t I start writing stories
Clever Fox Publishing : What is your book all about?
Srikanth Polisetti : As the title suggests
College … girls… placements and alcohol.. every engineering and MBA student will relate with the book…
Clever Fox Publishing: What prompted you to write this book?
Srikanth Polisetti : My friends and IIT Kharagpur
Clever Fox Publishing: How was your pre-writing experience? What urged you?
Srikanth Polisetti : Free time while working in Sarkari Naukri urged me to write the book.
Clever Fox Publishing: How was your writing experience? Smooth or bumpy?
Srikanth Polisetti : It was very smooth..
I had support of my friends and family .
Clever Fox Publishing: How much did your publishers contribute? Did they ease the process for you?
Srikanth Polisetti : Clever fox were excellent wrt to editing… they did a fantastic work
Clever Fox Publishing: What is the reaction of your family and friends to you writing this book?
Srikanth Polisetti : Super excited and super proud
Clever Fox Publishing: Mention the people who supported you in this journey.
Srikanth Polisetti : My parents , carol , Roopa and iIT Kharagpur
Clever Fox Publishing: How is your book going to impact the readers?
Srikanth Polisetti : They will go back a trip down the memory lane… I am sure of that… It has nostalgic written all over it .
Clever Fox Publishing: How do you deal with negative comments if any?
Srikanth Polisetti : I always look forth to constructive criticism
Clever Fox Publishing: Who are your literary mentors and role models?
Srikanth Polisetti : Amish and Chetan Bhagat
Clever Fox Publishing: What are your upcoming writing ventures?
Srikanth Polisetti : Writing a mythological book
Clever Fox Publishing: Any piece of advice for our aspiring writers?
Srikanth Polisetti : Just keep writing don’t give up.