Dr. Manisha Saxena

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Three things people don’t know about you?

Let the unknown be never known...ha ha...

What’s your greatest fear?

Being an author... it was a childhood dream...

Which living person do you most admire?

Mr. Amitabh Bachchan

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Darcy of Pride and Prejudice

Who are your favorite authors?

Enid Blyton, Agatha Christie, Dr. Arthur Conan Doyle, Anton Chekhov, Khalid Hosseini, Dan Brown, Munshi Premchand, Sharat Chandra, Rabindranath Tagore

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice, The Da Vinci Code, Devdaas, A Thousand Splendid Suns.

Is there a book you love to reread?

Jane Eyre

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Pakeeza, Silsila, Hum Apke Hain Kaun, Pretty woman, Baby’s Day Out

One Superpower you wish you had?

To be omnipresent!

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

She was a phantom of delight......ha...ha....

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?

Childhood - I would love to retreat to my parents’ home in Bhagalpur as a child Adolescent - Go back to the palace and fort of Jhansi and be a fiery princess learning both arts and warfare. Adult life - To India of 1940s.... the karmbhoomi.... fight for its Independence. Silver Years - In the serene and scenic mountains of Bhutan.

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

Film making

Which book you wish you had written ?

Rebecca

When and where do you write ?

I write in my hours of solitude. Could be anywhere....a beach, a train, in flight or even my consulting room.

Silence or music?

Silence. In silence you hear the music of earth and of course heart, so silence is bliss.

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Write, publish, announce, sell !

Author, Paediatrician, YouTube Travel Blogger, Citizen Journalist

Dr. Manisha Saxena is a paediatrician cum novelist, practising at her own Shaurya Children Clinic, Bharuch, Gujarat, India. Her debut fiction novel Natal Fault was published in November 2016 by Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd, Mumbai and has been since launched at several CROSSWORD bookstores, Bangalore and Ahmedabad International Literature Festival. It is available online at Amazon, Flipkart etc. both in India and abroad through Amazon and Barnes and Noble etc. Also, it is available at select major bookstores across the country.

She has a multifaceted personality. She was a brilliant student and recipient of the prestigious National Talent Search scholarship. Although in the field of medicine she loved arts and literature right from her childhood.

Her penchant for writing showed when she contributed popular blogs to the IBN citizen journalist CNN IBN news channel 18 during the years 2013-14. Several of her blogs were published by Ibncj.

Around the same time, her YouTube channel became a popular travel video blog and many of them were again appreciated by CNN IBN news.

Dr. Manisha is also a trained classical vocalist and has a keen interest in reading, writing, traveling, public speaking, photography and painting. She loves to experiment and explore!

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