Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
A philosopher by nature and Mechanical Engineer by profession, Bhavik Sarkhedi is a passionate lover of words & so friends call him ”Wordsmith”. An elite hobby of writing personal diary since he was 12 gave him the privilege & inspiration to write a book of his own. His interests in watching western movies & crazy fan of songs rapping adds one more feather to his cap.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
“The Weak Point Dealer” is a delightful collection of Short Stories that includes the genre: Endurance, Fortitude, Motivation, Love, Revenge & much more. Stories are portrayed in such a way that it depicts how an ideal person breaks the barrier & drop the drawbacks one faces in the coincidental circumstances of life. This book conveys an audacious pathway about what should one do to come out from the deterrent situations & live an immaculate cum spunky life.
The Weak Point Dealer is everyone who wants to excel in the life cracking the feeble points. Cutting long stories short, this book is about a dealer who tackles the negativity & obstacles faced in an unpredictable moment of the life.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
Yes, I try to go deep in the characters of the plot so as to make it more realistic-that kind of habit makes me unusual and insane
What authors, or books have influenced you?
R K Narayan & Paulo Coelho primarily & their all books.
Secondary, Dan Brown & Shidney Sheldon
What are you working on now?
I am on my second book which is going to be a Meta-Physical Fiction Love Story.
A love story of 22nd generation girl with 21st century boy
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
There are many ways actually, I can promote it primarily on my own blog- www.soupforthesoul.in/blog. Social networking is one of the crucial way of promoting the books as it reaches to more digitally real & virtual people. Thanks to ‘Awesomegang’ where newbies like me can meet the awesome readers & the career can have the steep success.
Goodreads, BookGoodies are some of the important websites according to me.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Just the fact that Luck matters only after the hard work stuff.
I have been freelancer since 4 years & it’s been 12 years now as I have been writing Personal Diary for my enhancement & own growth
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Everything happens for a reason
The People who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world are the ones who do
What are you reading now?
Turn by Turn every novel of Paulo Coelho as he is my inspiration & motivation to go ahead in my writing path
What’s next for you as a writer?
Pretty unpredictable since right now I am focusing on the Present because as a newbie I will have to have some struggle to survive in the Market. It’s crystal clear that we do have lot of potential & wonderful Wordsmiths in our society who are Natural Writers.
But as a writer, I am confident enough to make my own Space & pave the path -Yes, it’s certainly time taking process
What is your favorite book of all time?
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Author Websites and Profiles
Bhavik Sarkhedi Website