Author Collaborative

In Conversation With Gautam Mayekar

“When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, ‘I am going to produce a work of art.’ I write it because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention, and my initial concern is to get a hearing.”—George Orwell

Reading books that send out a message, or talk satirically about the bitter truths of life is appealing for me. One such book I recently read was Stoned: The Untold Story of C0-WEED-20.

Read my detailed review of Stoned: The Untold Story of C0-WEED-20 here

After reading the book, I just knew I had to talk to the creator of Amar’s world. Luckily for me, when I reached out to the author, he agreed to be a part of the #AuthorCollaborative.

After reading my book Love (Try) Angle here’s what he had to say about it.

Read more here

Yesterday, Gautam and I discussed our contemporary styles of writing over an hour-long Instagram live session.

IG handle: @arusticmind_

Here’s what I picked his brains about.

Check out the answers here

Gautam too had his own set of questions for me.

Check out the answers here

Before ending the session we did a fun rapid fire round.

Check out the answers here

If you think those were quirky, look at Gautam’s questions for me in this round.

Check out the answers here

You can have a look/see at our entire session in the video below.

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Check out the books discussed in today’s session via the below link:

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