Shreya Dhanwanthary

Shreya Dhanwanthary spends all her time conjuring up scenarios where she is heroically rescuing the world from abominable evil. When she isn’t doing that, she writes. Sometimes.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Three things people don’t know about you?

I don’t think there’s anything anyone knows about me.

What’s your greatest fear?

Being irrelevant.

What is your greatest achievement?

I hope that is yet to come.

High point of your life?

Getting over my low point.

Low point of your life

I’ve mentally blocked those points.

Which living person do you most admire?

Every single person who chooses courage.

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

John Gal

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

Dolores Umbridge. (Not a favourite… just really evil)

Who are your favorite authors?

Stephen King, Agatha Christie to name a couple.

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Too many to name. Right now, though, I can’t stop raving about ‘Ready Player One by Ernest Cline’ and the ‘Red Rising Trilogy’

Is there a book you love to reread?

The Harry Potter Series

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Too many to pick just five. A film I saw recently that I loved is ‘Arrival’.

One Superpower you wish you had?

Jean Gray’s powers

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

Ellipsis (…)

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?

Always to the future. I wouldn’t want to go back.

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

Polyglot

Which book you wish you had written ?

And take away the glory from another person’s hard work? Never.

When and where do you write ?

After I’ve exhausted every other option to avoid writing.

Silence or music?

Depends on the song.

One phrase that you use most often?

Right now it is, “Killer!”

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

If I can get myself to write; that’s an achievement in and of itself.

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Reading is always a pleasure.

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Don’t take any advice from any answer to this question. No one knows what works and doesn’t. Don’t take my answer seriously either.

Shreya Dhanwanthary spends all her time conjuring up scenarios where she is heroically rescuing the world from abominable evil. When she isn’t doing that, she writes. Sometimes.

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