Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Meet Vivek Ishwar - Author of Walk the Wire - A Self-help Book

"Walk the Wire" by Vivek was a short informative and inspirational read for us. Today we have Vivek with us to talk more about his book. We had a rapid-fire round of Question & Answer with him.

Educational Background
Chartered Accountant, Bachelors in Commerce
What were you like at school/college apart from studies?
An outgoing, social, cheerful person who loved sport and extra-curricular activities
What are some day jobs you have held?
Head of Ops and Finance for a startup, Investment management division team of Goldman Sachs, Assurance team at E&Y
Which author inspire you the most?
I read a lot. Eckhart Tolle is my current favourite author; the man has a way with words
When did you start writing?
May 2018
When did you decide to become a writer?
May 2018
What are your ambitions for your writing career?
I would love to write many books in this lifetime
Do you have a special time to write, or how is your day structured to accommodate your writing?
There is no real structure to it; it could be in the mornings or late at night. I can write anytime and anywhere really
Is this your debut work?
I have written several blogs which is available at https://vivekishwar.com/blog-posts
What genre are your books?
Self help
Can you describe your current book in few lines?
My current book “Walk the Wire” is about finding balance and achieving multiple goals, targeted to millennials in the 21st century. I write about the pitfalls in goal setting and how to use several tools at our disposal to reach our goals.
Give us an insight into your main character:
Thoughtful, Self confident, Growth oriented
Where did you get idea for this book?
Through a phone conversation with a friend which made me realize that I had a lot to say
How much research did you do for this book?
No research
What was the most difficult thing about writing your latest book?
Release date.
Dec 22nd 2018
What are you working on at the minute?
My second book, title TBD
What are your thoughts on writing a book series?
I would love to write several books, but don’t see it in the form of a series
What advice would you give to aspiring writers?
80% satisfaction and perfection is sufficient; you can never get to 100% because you will never be fully satisfied with your work. There will be days when you don’t feel like writing; those are the days you need to get it done more than others
Is there anything else you would like to add that I haven’t included?
Links for your book readers


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