Ipsita Banerjee

“Living life as if it’s real.”

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Three things people don’t know about you?

I don't know.

What’s your greatest fear?

Sufferings of my loved ones.

Which living person do you most admire?

My dad.

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

The Saint

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

Pennywise the Clown

Who are your favorite authors?

i. Stephen King, ii. Frederick Forsyth iii. P.G. Wodehouse iv. Margaret Atwood v. Bill Watterson

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

i. "Illusions" by Richard Bach ii. "The Godfather" by Mario Puzo iii. "The Shadow of the Wind" by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. iv. "My sister's keeper" by Jodi Picoult v. "All Quiet on the Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque

Is there a book you love to reread?

"We, the Living" by Ayn Rand, amongst others.

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

i. 'The Pianist' ii. 'The Shining' iii. 'The good, the bad and the ugly.' iv. 'The Fugitive' v. 'Troy'

One Superpower you wish you had?

Telekinesis

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

Home at last.

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 not change anything.

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

Learning to drive a fighter jet.

When and where do you write ?

In the Bar Library in my free time, or at home.

Silence or music?

Depends on the mood. More often, silence. My girls ensure that it is a rare thing at home.

One phrase that you use most often?

'Live and let live."

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

Nope.

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Can't think of anything.

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Never give up.

Ipsita Banerjee describes herself as irreverent, crazy and tactless, but also a mother, a lawyer, a wife and a daughter. Like most women today, she plays a juggling act: maid, driver, tutor, professional, cookƒ and writes when she has the time. Ipsita lives in Calcutta with a large assortment of in-laws, and can be contacted at ipsita70@gmail.com

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