Shooo! Someone is talking about the glittering facade of corporate stardom

Shooo! Someone is talking about the glittering facade of corporate stardom

After being in the corporate world for more than a decade now, Nilesh Rathod narrates a fast-paced story; offering an insider’s view of what goes on behind the glittering facade of corporate stardom. A Graduate in Commerce, a Chartered Financial Analyst and co-founder of Ensemble Infrastructure India Limited, Nilesh never planned to be a writer. In an exclusive interview to eVowlive, he talks about his debut novel, ‘Destiny of Shattered Dreams‘ and his upcoming projects.

Why should a ‘librocubicultarist’ spend money for – ‘Destiny of Shattered Dreams’?

‘Destiny of Shattered Dreams’ is the story of a tug of war between career ambitions and personal relationships. It is also a story of the struggle to keep your righteousness while the incentive to succumb to easy successes is all over the place. It is a page turner, an easy read, with an underlining message to tell.

Since we have asked this question from every other writer, we are not going to spare you with this- How did you come across the idea of writing the ‘Destiny of Shattered Dreams’? Is it inspired by real life incidents or is born out of your imagination?

DOSD is a figment of imagination. The story was never intended to be a book like it is today, it was a story I had written for myself. When I shared it with a few friends, it was their prodding and persuasion which got me to polish my manuscript and enlarge it to suit a novel it is today.

Coming to your second novel ‘The Emissary’, It draws a comparison between untouchability in India and anti-Semitism in Europe. Did you ever fear picking up a plot far away from the trivial inertia’s of campus romance; considering the meager reader base stories sort of ‘The Emissary’ have in India?

I do not pick up stories with a reader in mind, I write for myself and if I am able to impress myself with the story, the market size for the genre does not matter to me. In any case, The Emissary too will be a page turner, only that it is historical fiction based on two ideologies which have shaped the 20th century and possibly the future of humanity on the whole. How can a subject like this not have a mass reader interest?

These days, a lot of young folks have started writing especially with the advent of social media. How do you intercept this change? What’s your advice to aspiring writers?

Yes, a lot of people are indeed taking to writing, which is amazing. The craft is sure to see a huge surge and a lot of great writers will emerge in the near future. I would advise aspiring writers to get as much genuine feedback for their work and be hone their skills, as good writing is not the same as mere writing, it needs a lot of skill and perseverance. One must constantly work towards sharpening that skill. It is a wonderful way of presenting your art and remember do it to impress yourself first, if you cannot do that, it is doubtful you will impress anyone else with it.

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9 thoughts on “Shooo! Someone is talking about the glittering facade of corporate stardom

  1. शायद कुछ नया पढ़ने को मिलने वाला है ……….ऐसी नयी किताबो की खोज हमेशा रहती है …… कांग्रेट्स नीलेश

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  2. I do not pick up stories with a reader in mind, I write for myself and if I am able to impress myself with the story, the market size for the genre does not matter to me ………. वाह राठोड़ भाई, दिल जीत लिया आपने।

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    1. Librocubicultarist refers to the folks who read books lying on the bed. Although it has not been officially included in the ‘Oxford’ dictionary; it remains a very popular word.

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