After completing her Masters in Engineering, D.S. Pais has been working in the IT industry. She is a born-dreamer, imagines a lot. She has been writing since young. D.S. Pais is a creative person who worked as an actress in student films and TV series, until she discovered that her passion was in writing. She writes short stories, novellas, novels, poetry and self-help books, as she cannot put her thoughts anywhere else. When she is not working on a book, she too enjoys reading books from different authors, watches movies in her free time, loves travelling and routinely works out (Pilates). Many of her titles have appeared among the top 100 Amazon Best Sellers in their own section. Born and brought up in India, D.S. Pais has taken Singaporean Citizenship and currently resides in Singapore with her husband and two children.
What inspires you to write?
I think writing is the best job suited for me. It lifts up my spirits and creativity. It brings out the best in me. When there are enough readers reading my book and providing their reviews, it motivates me further to keep writing and improving. Writing works like therapy.
What authors do you read when you aren’t writing?
Stephen King, Jeffrey Archer, Sidney Sheldon
Tell us about your writing process.
It generally starts with an idea. Once I start working on the idea, creativity sets in and I start getting deeper into developing the idea.
For Fiction Writers: Do you listen (or talk to) to your characters?
When I start writing, the characters are formed in my mind. As the script continues, I begin to get into the shoes of the character and write accordingly. I imagine what my character would do, think, act etc.
What advice would you give other writers?
If you have a passion for writing, keep working on it consistently.
How did you decide how to publish your books?
I decided to write first. Then I decided to self-publish the books. After a while, I decided to try traditional publishing. It just depends, as long as I keep writing, both options are equally good. If the quality of writing is good, it doesnt matter who is publishing it.
What do you think about the future of book publishing?
There is a great future for book publishing and new writers.
What genres do you write?: Fiction,Non Fiction, Poetry
What formats are your books in?: eBook, Print, Both eBook and Print
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