Here is the transcript of Live Chat With Richa Lakhera.
Our readers enjoyed a session of Live Chat with the author of Garbage Beat at our Facebook Page, Dial A Book.
If you couldn’t participate in the session,you still have a chance to know what transpired.
The chat begins from this question:
Q: Harpreet Singh: Richa, what made you write the book?
A: Richa: hi harpreet its like saying crime reporters become investigators and political reporters become politicians — heres the thing i am very much aware every time i file a story thats its the story which is the star and i have no intention nor aspiration to be one myself
Q: Aashu Khan:Do you love being an author or being a journalist?
A: Richa: I love being in the skin of an entertainment news reporter on tv, it defines me and is my identity but being an author i can play God if you know what i mean ! so nothing beats that rush
Q: Vikas Khan: Why did you think to write your book???
A:Richa: Hey vikas as i said because everyone is very very curious about the tv ent reporting and bollywood stars so yaa to cater to them
Q: Navneet Singh: which one do you like better Movies or books? Don’t say both.
A: Richa: hey navneet apart from if i have to critique a film – i’d read a book anyday
Q: Navneet Singh: If you were to write a non film/tv book. On what subject would it be?
A: Richa: it would be a science fiction thriller book – which i plan to pen later
Q: Michelle Cohen Corasanti: why and how did you decide to become and author?
A: Richa: hey michelle scandals,glamour,controversies,thrills, tamasha,masala,nautnakis entertaining moments so a book was just waiting to happen. the first book was mostly because of the daily diary jottings i did! at voila the chronicle fleshed out with char and a plot became book.
Q:Jitesh Parwani: Richa-u r an awesum reporter…. so any plans for some books in future also???????
A:Richa: hi jitesh yes My second book is called Item Girl – which is about a bollywood stars, powerpuff agents ,big daddy studios, casting couch etc,
Q:Satish Verma Khan: Who is your favorite journalist and author and how did they influence you ??
A:Richa: hi satish my fav author are jrrtolkein oscar wilde and charles dickens
Stay tuned to the Dial-a-Book Facebook page for more author chats