Deepak Kripal

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Three things people don’t know about you?

I would like to keep it that way. Why spill the secrets!

What’s your greatest fear?

Dying alone!

What is your greatest achievement?

My debut novel.

High point of your life?

Getting married to the love of my life

Low point of your life

Grateful to God for everything he has bestowed upon me.

Which living person do you most admire?

My mother! She is my hero.

Who is your favorite fictional hero?


Who is your favorite fictional villain?


Who are your favorite authors?

Khaled Housseini, Dan Brown, Erich Segal.

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

The Kiterunner, When The Mountains Echoed, The Alchemist, Doctors, The Da Vinci Code.

Is there a book you love to reread?


What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Inception, The Shwashank Redemption, Forrest Gump, Munnabhai MBBS, Devdas.

One Superpower you wish you had?

Would love to go invisible.

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

To be continued!

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 don’t think I would change anything about my life. I love every part of who I am.

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


Which book you wish you had written ?

Doctors by Erich Segal.

When and where do you write ?

There is no specific pattern. I write when I feel like.

Silence or music?

Music, anyday!

One phrase that you use most often?

Cannot think of one!

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

Absolutely not!

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Cricketing articles.

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Believe in your vision.

Deepak Kripal is a doctor by profession, one who realized that writing goes much beyond
prescriptions! Born in May of 1984, he comes from the small and beautiful state of Uttarakhand.
A known name in the blogosphere, his debut novel, The Devils's Gate: An Impossible Journey,
was published in 2013 by Leadstart Publishing. Apart from writing, he loves cricket, watching
movies, travelling to new places, hanging out with friends. He doesn't believe in genres, and his
vision is to tell 10 exciting stories in his lifetime.

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