Socializing, Music and Painting
Calcutta, West Bengal
Sketching, reading and writing
Biographical Info: Ankita Sirker is a student of Psychology, currently pursuing her graduation in Asutosh College, under the University of Calcutta; and is currently working as a content writer at' What's The Hype?'. A writer by day and are adder by night, Ankita has a unconditional love for animals. Having a deeper understanding of human minds, she is immensely sociable. Die hard lover of chocolates, novel sand adventures, her aim is to experiment, explore and discover.
Q1. Achievement So far: ?
Ankita: My greatest achievement so far has been,getting out of my comfort zone and pursuing my dream no matter how strange, stupid, disturbing the situations had been.
Q2. Favorite Topics of Writing?
Ankita: I write when I 'feel' things. I don't have any specific genre. Instead, I choose to immerse myself in the world of utmostvariety.
Q3. What describes you the best?
Ankita: Mystery Writer, Motivational Author, Romance Author, Content Writer
Q4. Tell us about your writing career: 80-100 words minimum?
Ankita: It all started when I was in the sixth grade. I came across this wonderful book by Enid Blyton - The House with Six Legs. That is exactly when I took to writing and perhaps, that is the first and the only best thing I discovered about myself at such a raw age. Soon, my short stories and poetries got published in various student newspapers and magazines. Currently, I'm working as a content writer at 'What's The Hype?' and recently got my first book,'The Autumn Of Life',published. It is, as though, I am living the dream I've always nurtured.
Q5. Tell us about your book, "The Autumn of Life"?
Ankita: This is a collection of short stories club bed with as wiftes sence of poetry that chief lyrevolvesa round the the me of life and its hurdles. In anattemptto contain a view thats creams,'We are in this together', it channels detachment from the difficulties that accompanies a soul while growing up. The goal is to provide a lending hand to the ones whone edit, share and experience the intricacies of life together.
Q6. What encouraged you to become an Author?
Ankita: I have always been an avid reader. Be it Enid Blyton, J.K Rowling or Khaled Hosseini - I have devoured almost every piece of their work till now. If you ask me who encouraged me to become an author, I can not really provide you with any specific answerbecause that wouldn't suffice. However, if I am an author today, it sure is because of the three aforementioned people.
Q7. What is your current goal in writing career?
Ankita: Career is too mainstream. Writing is my passion. I have been reading and writing eversince I was in the sixth grade. It makes me happy and content. So, in short, my current writing goal is to be happy and content with whatever little I achieve.
Thank you very much for taking the time out of your busy schedule to take part in this interview.