C Venkat Krishna

I am a student of life. I don’t read much. I am 60, respect vegetarian food. I am active on Face Book for more than a year; I put up a daily Post. I have a wonderful family and thrive in the company of kids. I am also close to my uncles and their families.

Sun Sign

Gemini

Three things people don’t know about you?

That I am an avid reader of English Dictionaries; that I have achieved more than I had expected and that I am exceedingly empathetic.

What’s your greatest fear?

fear of being afraid

What is your greatest achievement?

I have always acted in a way that did not harm others or if it did, I ensured it was the minimum.

High point of your life?

My father who is 86 now has put his hand to bless me while he was talking to my uncle and said that I am a very good person

Low point of your life

When I used to have reeling sensation for long period

Which living person do you most admire?

My Father and my Uncle

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Mahabharat, Ramayan,

Is there a book you love to reread?

My own Books

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Mayabazaar, BahuBali, Pandava Vanavasam, Narthanasala and Seetharamaihgari Mnavaralu (all Telugu)

One Superpower you wish you had?

Fly

Your epitaph would read? /Last line in your biography would be?

Thank you God for giving me peaceful Exit

If you had a time machine to take you back to any country and any time period, where would you choose to be for your childhood, adolosent , adult life and silver years?

I would like my life to repeat, as I pretty well know what I should do and what I shouldn't do

If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

Discover the meaning of life

Which book you wish you had written ?

My next book

When and where do you write ?

whenever and wherever I am inspired

Silence or music?

silence

One phrase that you use most often?

yes

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

No

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Novels

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

substance and form - what you say and how you say it.

"C Venkat Krishna Possessing a marvellous quill, CVK makes prose as mellifluous as a poem. A known author of ‘In Quest of the Palm’ and ‘Soaring High’, an extraordinary biography of CVR, which caught the imagination of the young and the old alike. His stable includes ‘In Other Words - an Anti-dictionary Wordbook’ that tells the stories about certain elite words, and ‘Pronunciation’ – a book on 500 most commonly-used words.

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