Q.1 Tell us something about yourself?
I am a Software Engineer by Profession and Poet by Interest.
“Bheetar Ki GehraiAurBahar Ki Tanhai Ne ShayarBana Diya”
I am basically from PipliaMandi, Mandsaur [M.P.] and working for a Software Organization in Pune.With Time Passed my Interest turns into Passion and I am more Poetic now a days. I am Author of 2 Hindi Poetry Books and my Poetry and Interviews has been featured in many reputed magazines so far.I must Say:
“ShabdMeriRagon Men khoon banker daudtehainaurkavitaMerinason men behtihai “
Q2. What is the name of your poetry books? Why did you choose this particular name?
My First Book is “MeriAankhon Men MuhabbatKeManzarHai”. This Book Contains poetry on various topics ,but the theme of the Book is Love. I believe in 2 aspects of love, Love for Someone or love for Country.Most of the Poetry is on Prem or DeshPrem.
My 2nd book is “Jo KucchBhiTheDarmiyaan”. This Name comes from these 4 lines from where this book was started.
Q.3When did you first started writing. What made you feel to express your way by writing poetry?
Kavita !ApniChetnaaurAnubhutikiAbhivyaktibharhaikavita !
I started writing long back around 6th standard, but it was restricted to only speech on various occasions. I have written some poetry at that time also but it came into shape during my First Job around 3 years back.Well, I hardly write by thinking.I am Poet of emotion and feeling. Whenever I see something around that touch my heart like Poverty, Love, sadness, imbalance in Society, Andolan, Corruption, Crime I write. I believe:
KavitaKajanmKabhiBhiHotaHai.din me-raat men, haar men-jeet men, preet men-reet men, yash men-upyash men, Vaibhav men-parabhav men,apman men-samman men, khamoshi men-junun men, baichaini men-sukun men,asha men-nirasha men,apekhsa men- upeksha men, ummed men-nameedimen.samaykekisibhikshanhraday men utthabhavnaonkajvar jab kagaj par aakartaharjaatahai to kavita ban jaati hai.
Q.4 What type of poems you love to write? Do you have a recurring type?
I don’t write on any Topic or Pattern.My Poetry is in Free form from 2 to 4 lines upto big poems on any sensible topic which touches me.
Q5.Do you love reading other poetries apart from your work? Which is your favorite Author?
Yes ,I Read Many Big & New Poets like Harivans Roy Bacchan,Dushyant Kumar, atal Bihari vajpeyee and many more.MyFavourite Author is Dr Kumar Vishvas.
Q6. How do you feel when your work was published? How was your experience with your publisher.
I think I can best describe this in Poetry which I written on the day when I got First copy of my Book in hand.
Aaj pehli bar mere shabd syahi men dhalehain………………
Jaise kisi pita ke bacche pehli bar apne pairon pe chale hain !
Experience with Publisher is not good at all except he replied very fast and accepted my work initially.
Q7. Tell me your favorite poems?
Two of my Poems got lots of love from Readers are “Diya AantimAaska [EkSipahi Ki ShahadatKeAntimKshan]” & “Kaise Chand Lafzon Men SaaraPyarLikhun Main”. I like them most as well.
Q8. What style of poetry do you prefer? (Sonnet, rhyming, Freestyle)
Q9.Tell us something about your poetry books?
My First Book “MeriAankhon Men MuhabbatKeManzarHai” contains Poetry of Love, Desh-Prems, Imbalance in Society, Anna’s Movement on Corruption &Terririosm. It contains few Article as well. Poetry is in Free Format from 2 to 4 lines upto big Poetries with Shayari, Gazal& Poetry all forms.
My Second Book “Jo KuchBhiThaDarmiyaan” is collection of Article with Poetry.Theme is Article or thoughts on topics and relevant Poetry to complete Article. Idea is to give some background of Poetry to understand better. Its contain matter on various random topics.
Q10. How did you promote your poetry book? What strategy did you follow in marketing your book?
Well, I Tried couple of Things but Promotion did not help me much. Mostly I promoted my work on Online sites, blogs, Facebook etc.. I provided copies to Distributors, send copies to the reviewer/Interviewer. I also arranged Book to be placed on Book stall in the New Delhi Book fair and get AdvertismentPamplate Distributed.
Q11. When are you planning for your next book?
Right now I am planning to get these Book Republishied by new Publishers with some more poetries. I have written many Poems after this, but the third book is not yet planned.
Q12. Apart from Poetry, Are you planning to write a book or short stories?
Not Now but I will definitely go for the novel as soon as I will write 1 good story.
Q13. Indian Publishing is too hard to deal with was it easy for you to get a Publisher or did you wait for a long time to get your work published?
Yes, it was tough initially as almost all Big and New Publisher Rejected my work or did not acknowledged because of Hindi and Poetry.Some how lately I got a reply from Diamond Pocket Books and it works.
Wait was not much to accept by them, but it took 1 years to get a book printed.
Q14. How much long did it take to write this poetry book from the moment you started developing the poems to start writing it till completing it finally with editing?
Initially I did not plan that I will compose them in the Book, but later on as soon as I started sharing my work on Facebook, I got an amazing response. Once My Poetry was selected for 3 combined poetry collections and published in Magazines, I thought it’s a good time to go to my Book.First Book Contains Poetry Written within 1 year.
Q15. What would you like to say to our readers and fellow writers?
[Dinesh] :ApneDilkisuno, Shabdchunoaurbuno, kavitakhud b khud ban jayegi. Let Readers decide. Jo bhilikhen, purijimmedari se likhenkyunki: Kalam men bahuttakathai, ye alakhbhijagatihaiauraagbhilagatihai.
Kalamkitakathai ye, alakhbhijagatihai, aagbhilagatihai
Chuprahe tab talakthikhaivarna, jannat is jaminkobanatihai
Muhabbtlikhen, muhabbatpade, muhabbatjiyen, par kisi cehre men itna mat khojaankitumhenapnamulknazaraana band ho jaye. Apnichetnakojindarakhen. Desh is vaktaisedaur se gujarrahahaijahanhamaresamnekaisamasyaenhaiaurunhensuljhanekeliyejavan, ubaltehuye, garmkhoonkibehadsakhtjaroorathai, apniurjakosahidisha men lagayen.Aap is mulkkitakdiraurtasvirdonobadalkarrakhdenge.
Dikha do duniyakolahoo men hamarebhiubaalaatahai
Machaljayen ham jab jisaur, us aurtufanaatahai……….
Don’t write for market, write from your heart and market it !
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Thank you Dinesh for sparing Valuable time for our blog and giving us an interview….I wish you all the best...