Interview with Dr. Niru Prasad
Author of A Guide to Navigating Childhood Development and Wellbeing
Where are you from originally and where do you reside now?
If you currently reside somewhere besides where you were born, what’s the story that lead from there to here?
– MOTIVATION TO HELP
- MY MOTIVATION TO HELP OUR COMMUNITY, OUR CHILDRENS ALL OVER THE WORLD WITH MY BOOKS ON PARENTAL GUIDANCE AND DONATING MONEY TOWARDS THEIR HEALTH AND SAFETY.
What made you decide to write and publish your first book?
MY 1ST BOOK ON HOW TO RAISE OUR KIDS 0 TO 2 YEARS OF AGE WRITTEN AND PUBLISHED in 2000 WAS TO ADVISE OUR PARENTS, CARECARETAKERS TOWARDS HEALTHY CHILD.
A DIAGRAMATIC ILLUSTRATION TO ADVISE RAISING A NEW BORN TOWARDS HEALTHY LIFE.
Who do you feel is most likely to connect with the topics you write about?
YOUNG PARENTS, GRAND PARENTS AND CARETAKERS RAISING THEIR THEIR NEWBORNS TO AGE TO BENEFIT WITH MY BOOK.
What unexpected or surprising thing did you learn during the process of writing and publishing?
MEDICAL SCIENCE AND DATAS CHANGE TREMENDOUSLY WITH TIME SO I REDID MY BOOK AND CONVERTED IT TO ELECTRONIC WITH UPDATED CHAPTERS ON POISONING IMMUNIZATIONS AND MORE.
If you could, what advice would you give to your past self before embarking on this journey?
I CONSTANTLY LEARNT AND PRACTISED A GOOD MEDICINE WITH UPDATED INFORMATIONS ON PARENTING.
How many people would you ideally like to reach with your books?
VERY SIMPLE WAY TO REACH MY BOOK THROUGH AMAZON PUBLISHING AND WORD OF MOUTH SINCE MY BOOK WAS DISTRIBUTED ALL AROUND THE WORLD WITH HELP FROM THE ORPHANS MEDICAL NETWORK.
What has been the biggest challenge and frustration during the process to date?
HARD TO GET DATAS, UPDATED INFORMATIONS REGARDING A FEW CHAPTERS OF BOOKS BUT I WAS PRESISTENT AND STICKED TO MY GOALS.
What’s your biggest strengths when it comes to book a) writing, b) publishing and c) marketing?
MY PERSISTENT MOTIVATIONS, STRONG FAITH IN GOD ALL TOGETHER HELPED ME PULL THROUGH THOSE PERIODS WHILE I WAS WRITING MY BOOKS.
What’s your biggest weakness when it comes to book a) writing, b) publishing and c) marketing?
WRITING A BOOK. PUBLISHING AND MARKETING ALL OF THEM ARE CHALLENGES FACED BY ME.
When do you think you will write your next book?
THIS PERIOD AS OF NOW NO PLANS, HOWEVER WILL CERTAINLY ADD MORE CHAPTERS TO BOOK AS TIME PROGRESSES ON CERTAIN RELEVENT TOPICS.
Are you self published or did you use a hybrid publisher, or a traditional publisher?
YES I AM LUCKY TO GET HELP FROM PUBLISHERS MENTIONED ABOVE