Every writer has their own unique story, shaped by their experiences and the people who have influenced them.
For Twisha Ray, that person is none other than their mother, whose unwavering strength, resilience, compassion, and support have been a driving force behind their writing career.
In this exclusive interview, with Pooja S for Pink Stories, Twisha shares how her mother has inspired her writing and shaped her worldview and She also opens up about the hurdles faced, from writer’s block to plagiarism, and how she was able to overcome them.
Read more to delve into the world of Twisha, whose journey has been shaped by inspiration, resilience, and a deep love for words.
Get ready to be inspired and motivated by her unwavering passion for writing, fueled by the lessons learned from her beloved mother.
1) Can you share an example of a woman who has inspired your writing, and why she resonated with you?
My mother is my inspiration and role model because of her strength, resilience, compassion, and unwavering love and support. She has taught me valuable life lessons that have helped shape who I am today, and I am grateful for her presence in my life she left her job and dreams because of me.
2)How do you balance writing with other aspects of your life, such as family or work obligations?
Just like I have observed my mother doing in life I’m very organized and I plan everything I do. This helps me to easily find a balance between family and work.
3) How do you balance incorporating feedback from editors, while still staying true to your original vision for a story?
Incorporating feedback from editors can be a valuable part of the writing process, but it can also be challenging to balance their suggestions and be open minded to feedback, constant feedback if any wrong then oopento criticism and trust my soul.
4) What drives you to keep going in your field of work?
Success is what motivates me to do a proper job. Knowing the truth that my tough work and perseverance will assist me reap higher expert success is what maintains me going. I sense that aligning the company’s imaginative and prescient values with my ones is one way to obtain that.
5) What’s that best advice you received in your life?
Stop expecting and try to be optimistic and think positive and move ahead. As usual my mother says me that.
6) Can you share any particular challenges you have faced as a writer, and how you overcame them?
See life is all about hurdles and then finally relaxation firstly whenever I write lack of ideas, lack of confidence happens and too much and since I am open to criticism so sometimes same topic like plagiarism takes places and after taking a long break like almost 2010 to 2016 Took break on writing and then started again writing in digital platform and then overcame.
7) How do you handle criticism or negative reviews of your work, and what steps do you take to improve as a writer?
When we were small if we did wrong who taught us that yes our parents and teachers so I am always open to criticism and will further rectify myself to improve self and improve writing there are many ways . First listen to your heart what she/he wants to convey to audience, brush up the principles of grammar, writing and spelling, practice every seconds, read more and learn, find a person who can improve for more improvement, try to connect with people to learn from them and teach anyone writing who have no idea, editing constantly, take challenges and take your own examination and always be patience.
1)What’s your favorite book of all time?
Rabindranath Tagore Golpoo Gucho
2)What’s your favorite way to unwind after a long writing session?
Talking to parents,stay offline learning from last lessons
3) Do you prefer writing in silence or with background noise?
Silence is the best
4) Your favourite writing spot or location?
Anywhere i start writing but mountains is the best to find your journey