Female friendships have a special place in our hearts. When we came across Addicted to Love, a story of three unapologetically single women by Shivangi Ramsay. We at thenotoriousreader knew that we had to find out more about the author and her writing style.
Shivangi Ramsay is an Assistant Professor of English and an award-winning romance novelist with six books to her credit namely ‘Passionate Love’, ‘Mine for Tonight’, ‘Single and Sensational’, ‘Happiness and Hope’, ‘Straight from a Lover’s Heart’, and ‘Addicted to Love’. She has done online courses from Prestigious Universities like Harvard and Johns Hopkins University. She enjoys reading and horseback riding.
What inspires you to pick up your pen and write?
I live a great deal in my imagination. The inspiration to hold my pen and start writing comes from all possible sources. I am the person who revels in the smallest joys of life and with that kind of mental attitude you cannot not write and share your stories with others.
Can you please give us some more information about your book?
‘Addicted to Love’ is an emotionally charged narrative of three powerful women who have the courage to go after their goals and passions.
Can you please tell us more about the main characters of the book?
Avantika, Natasha, and Shubhangi are the three protagonists of my book. They are all incredibly strong in their own right. Even if they don’t see eye to eye on every issue, they always stand by each other. Such is the beauty of their friendship.
Why did you choose to write about this particular topic?
I chose to write a romance novel because I love to see people falling in love. The thought in itself is enormously satisfying.
Why did you choose this particular genre? Will you be trying your hand at any other genre?
I write in the romance genre because I want to give my readers a safe place to rest after battling the myriad drudgeries of life. I want to write thrillers in the future.
When should we expect your next book? What will it be about?
I will publish my next book in 2021. The rest of the details are classified.
If not a writer, what would have been the career of your choice?
I would have been an IPS officer.
Can you tell us about your favorite author/ authors?
Jane Austen, Anya Seton, Elif Shafak, Leila Aboulela, Sara Naveed, Mary Balogh, Anne Mather, and Laura London.
What do you like to do when you are not busy writing?
I love going out for shopping and coffee.
Are there any words of wisdom that you would like to share with our readers?
Read a lot and write every day.