Krishnapriya K

Author, Poetess, Playwright, Singer, Cook, Book Lover

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Which living person do you most admire?

There are two people I admire the most - my parents.

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Sherlock Holmes created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

Madame Defarge from ' A Tale of Two Cities.'

Who are your favorite authors?

Subramania Bharathi, Khalil Gibran, Toru Dutt, Roald Dahl, Amish Tripati.

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

The Prophet, Stray Birds, A Tale of Two Cities, Dracula, Winnie-the-Pooh

Is there a book you love to reread?

Sand and Foam by Khalil Gibran

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Baby's Day Out, Behind the Enemy Lines, Hugo, Kung Fu Panda, Les Miserables.

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

She was grateful for all that came her way.

When and where do you write ?

I write whenever words come dancing into my mind, be it during study sessions, between daily chores or while traveling. The place hardly matters when I have some paper and pen in hand.

Silence or music?


Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

In my opinion, it is rather a preferance, not a superstition. I write only in black ink.

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Finish writing before you start editing.

Krishnapriya Kamalakshan, born as the daughter of Mr. Kamalakshan and Mrs. Sathyabama in 1996, is a post graduate in English Literature, hailing from Coimbatore. Growing up in a family that encouraged reading books, she found literature opening doors to new wonderlands. She had been writing poetry and dramatic monologues for the stage in school and college. This is her maiden short-story collection inspired by classical literature and history. Currently, she is working on a collection of narrative poems while pursuing her Ph.D. at PSGR Krishnammal College for Women.

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