This blog used to be views on various things. But in all these years, I find it going a whole new direction.
Something which I have loved all the time. It's BOOKS!! So, presenting a whole new saga, of books and a little about them, whatever I can find, write, visualise and imagine...
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Author Interview : Malay Upadhyay, author of ‘Kalki Evian : The Ring of Khaoriphea' (Part 2)
Read up, the Interview with Malay Upadhyay (Part 2). In this section, he talks of how he relates the book's characters to lives today, the most fulfilling
parts in the book, the characters he felt most close to and why there is a surge in books on mythology, nowadays,also his favourite authors, and a lot more, Folks...
your next book be out?
I have had
three short stories released towards the year end. Each deals with one
character from the story and revolves around a different contemporary issue.
in Barcelona' shows us Jelzan’s perspective before his
marriage with Fridgeon
Friuli; 'Selfie Simulation' (part of Project 9 anthology) looks at Fridgeon’s(whom Qin addresses as Friuli) perspective after
her marriage with Jelzan; and 'An Enlightened Fly' finally brings the
all-important Fly to the fore. It is based in the final moments of Book 2 of
the Kalki Evian series.
As for Book
2 itself – a prequel to Book 1, I am putting the finishing touches to it now.
So, we may see it sometime next year.
do you think there is a sudden surge in stories based on mythology and fantasy,
be different schools of thought to this. I could say it is the continuing
alignment of Uranus and Neptune that leads to a transitionary focus towards spiritual
thought-process, as happens to any prevailing species and is much needed.
I may say it is just the latest trend to catch on, as happens in cycles anyway.
I could also vouch that it is because technology today has empowered us to better
express what we could only imagine initially, that fantasy is taking centre
Yet another argument would be that we are searching solutions due to the
state of our society today – when we are all feeling stretched, stressed and
drenched in an unmistakable feeling that we as a profligate society have missed
Who are your
favourite authors and why?
JRR Tolkien. He
was the first to show me how a world like Middle Earth could be created to such
fine detail while retaining contemporary relevance.