Nita Bajoria

Author, book lover, introvert, loves travelling, coffee lover, mountain person and a foodie!


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Three things people don’t know about you?

I wanted to become a neurosurgeon, I did zip liner from 53 floors at Pattaya, I did underwater too!

What’s your greatest fear?

Having no me time for long!

What is your greatest achievement?

My greatest achievement is yet to come but as of now, my step to leave my work and enter the world of writing at an age of 38 is my greatest achievement so far.

Low point of your life

By God's grace I am always supported by my friends and family so never felt too low.

Which living person do you most admire?

J K Rowling , she is my role model.

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

My favourite is a heroine .....June Osborne from Handmaid's tale

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

Mr. Ripley of the talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

Who are your favorite authors?

Saratchandra Chattopadhyay, Sue Townsend, Paulo Coelho, Richard Bach, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Elif Shafak, Agatha Christie, Ashapurna Devi, Premchand, Enid Blyton, Herman Hesse, Osamu Tezuka, ....the list is endless...

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Adrian Mole's diary, Palace of illusion, Illusion by Richard Bach , Sidhhartha by Herman Hesse, Buddha Series by Osamu Tezuka, Srikanta by Sharatchandra, Veronica decides to die by Paulo Coelho

Is there a book you love to reread?

I rarely re-read a book ....but I can reread Agatha Christie

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Roman Holiday, The notebook, Her, Forrest Gump, Three idiots

One Superpower you wish you had?

The art of being always happy!

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

She was a great author, loved her stories!

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?

A neat and clean hilly place. Time period is no problem. Any time is good time. A cute little bungalow with a garden. At any stage of my life I wanted this... and hope in my silver years I get to live that way! Just like Ruskin Bond.

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

To write even better.

Which book you wish you had written ?

The books that had been written were best written by the authors who wrote them. I have a few amazing ideas up my sleeve. Hope one day I will write them too!

When and where do you write ?

I wake up at 5:30 pm and write in my study at home. In the evenings sometimes I write at home or go to my favourite Spring Club Library or any Starbucks cafe to write while sipping coffee.

Silence or music?


One phrase that you use most often?


Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

No superstition as of yet.

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

My guilty reading pleasure is that I am a very slow reader, because I get lost in the book world and start thinking my own aspects.

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Just believe in yourself. It is not a bed of roses. Perseverance is the key. Try to enjoy the path.

An introvert book lover who desires to touch the heart of as many readers as possible with her stories.

Nita may be best described as a lazy bookworm who utilizes her moments of feeling out of place in a social gathering by observing people around her and plotting short stories. Knitting stories around relationships, emotional needs and various perceptions that build up the drama of life is her forte. Most of her short stories and travelogues have been featured in popular magazines such as Women's era, Alive and Airports India.

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