Tuesday, September 17, 2013

One on One Author Rupansh Gupta of Sojourn

The true knowledge can be obtained by knowing oneself. But to know
oneself, light has to be shone on the way to knowledge. ‘The Sojourn’
is a book which helps to discover oneself. In the midst of any
problem, it helps to bring out the solution from within. After reading
and understanding this book, the reader will never remain the same. He
will see the world in its true grandeur. The secrets embedded in all
creations of God, have been telling the truths from time immemorial.
In a poetic style, the words bring out the beauty in all the
creations. When included in the education system, it will build the
foundations of children. Thus, ‘The Sojourn’ helps to live an
enlightened life.

The book has won awards from various institutions in India viz.
‘Contribution of CA Towards Society Award’ from The Institute of
Chartered Accountants of India, ‘Special Recognition Award’ from
Nishkam Sewa Bharti Trust.

What is the most important message you want the reader to learn?
There is meaning and purpose in everyone's life. All that is
needed is to find it.
 How will the reader be changed or moved from reading your work?
The Sojourn' is a book that helps to bring out inspiration from
within. If a reader truly desires to know and become better, the book
will show him the way to achieve the goal.

What made you pursue a writing a career?
 My passion for writing

How often do you write?
Whenever I feel inspired....Nothing fixed

When you're not writing, what do you like to do?
 Composing and making music, exercising.

 What are some of your favorite authors and books?
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown, Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
  What inspires you to write?
The urge to put my thoughts and imagination in words inspires me to write.

 How do you feed your muse?
By thinking about new things to write and create.

 What books are on your shelf to read?
And the mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini, Life after Life by Kate Atkinson

What would be your best advice to aspiring writers?
Be steadfast as you are living your dream and not working for
society's expectations.

 With the publishing in industry constantly changing. What keeps you personally motivated to stay in the industry?
There are more avenues now open. Now the writers can write,
market and distribute their books themselves, Greater possibilities.
What's next for you?
The novel 'Pulchritude - An Eternal Love Story' is under publication.
How can readers get in contact with you?

Rupansh is a Chartered Accountant, Master of Business
Administration,Chartered Financial Analyst by qualification. He also
achieved an award for securing highest marks in Chartered Accountancy
exams in India. He has been thinking about the truths and secrets of
the universe since his childhood. This, coupled with his passion for
writing, led to the book, ‘The Sojourn’. Keeping the language of the
book simple for readers, he put depth in content unlike normal poetry.
The book has won various awards and is being liked by many around the
world. He took his writing further by writing the novel, ‘Pulchritude
– An Eternal Love Story’. The author feels that good writing alone
helps the world to become better and enlightened.
Review 5 out of 5 stars

This book was gifted to me by the author for an honest review. Not only did I enjoy this book I highly recommend it to my family and friends. If you've ever wondered what your purpose is in this life or what matters the most, this book is for you. Told from a heartfelt prospective of personal experience the author empowers you to take a closer look at our own journey. Through stimulating poems and philosophies Rupansh gives an effortless portrayal of lifes hardships and triumphant. I was sincerely moved and appreciated the non preachy message of the authors take on life. I highly recommend this book along your journey.