” I’ve always wanted to write, but coming from a small-town background – I was born and brought up in Ludhiana – you think you’re not the kind of literary person who will write books that will sell. There was always a kind of defensiveness in me. “


” In Indian companies, people aren’t too worried about the pace of growth as long as you’re setting up a business which will survive for years. “


” The opportunity to create wealth in foreign banks exists only in the investment banking space. Working in a local company teaches you to think long term. “


” To make time for writing, one has to take time out from somewhere. Obviously, a fair amount of time that you spend with the family gets compromised. But my family has been very understanding and supportive. “


” An author needs to be in the market. He or she needs to come out with a new book every year. That keeps you alive in the public mind and gives a push to your older books. “


” The first draft is usually junk. You have to work on it seven to eight times. “


” If you have sold the film rights to somebody, take your money and leave. If the producers need you, they will call you. But you have to be careful about who you are selling your book to, and ensure that it is not tampered with. “


” When you write, you put your thoughts in the public space. You get both positive and negative feedback. “


” In fiction, if people like one of your books, they tend to pick up your other books as well. “


” Bitcoin is complex: the entire private and public key issue, the transfers, the mining of bitcoins… but if you tell it as fiction, people would understand and remember. “



All 10 Ravi Subramanian Quotes about You in picture


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In Indian companies, people aren


The opportunity to create wealth in foreign banks exists only in the investment banking space. Working in a local company teaches you to think long term.
To make time for writing, one has to take time out from somewhere. Obviously, a fair amount of time that you spend with the family gets compromised. But my family has been very understanding and supportive.
An author needs to be in the market. He or she needs to come out with a new book every year. That keeps you alive in the public mind and gives a push to your older books.
The first draft is usually junk. You have to work on it seven to eight times.
If you have sold the film rights to somebody, take your money and leave. If the producers need you, they will call you. But you have to be careful about who you are selling your book to, and ensure that it is not tampered with.
When you write, you put your thoughts in the public space. You get both positive and negative feedback.
In fiction, if people like one of your books, they tend to pick up your other books as well.
Bitcoin is complex: the entire private and public key issue, the transfers, the mining of bitcoins... but if you tell it as fiction, people would understand and remember.
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