Ajay Pandey and his book prove that – it is actually the substance & intent of a story that is paramount for its success. And every book can find a reader , every story can find its admirer and truly there is nothing more inspiring than some real life stories.
Our very own M speaks to this author and here’s a journey that is sure to strike a few chords with its readers.
Ajay Pandey the ‘Writer’ in the making?
Well, I never aspired to be a writer but the circumstances made me one. How difficult was it to put down the whole story into a book?Well a lot difficult. Initially it was not very difficult to write as I was writing my own journey, but later on I realized I have to present the content in creative manner to trigger the interest among the readers. Then the struggle started, I read many books to know nuances of writing. And re-edited it a dozen of times to present my draft for final editing. It took one and half years to share the final draft with the publisher.
The Book – You are the Best Wife
This book has transformed my life in many ways. I found a confident person inside me. Therefore, this is not just a book for me. The purpose is to give tribute to Bhavna. It gives me immense satisfaction to see her alive in so many hearts through this book. So I am more than happy.
Since it’s a real story, the book has a really sad ending. However it is not stereotyped and tragic, the ending has hope and inspiration. I don’t want to reveal the ending; the person reading the book will understand.From the first page to the last, it has many messages. But the main message that I personally wish to highlight is “one who is born will die”. Life journey of every person has same destination i.e. death but the path we choose to reach the destination matters the most. So quality in life matters, not the quantity.
About Bhavna, my best wife
I believe she will become immortal through this book. And as I already mentioned that whatever will be the earnings from the book will be donated for good cause in life and if this book is successful then I also have a hidden plan . Which I don’t want to reveal now. Because I believe in, a person should do rather making announcements. So let the good time come. I am confident that her journey would transform many lives. This is the best way to prove that she is the best wife.
Future plans in writing
I never had a thought to write even a short story but this book has given me a lot of appreciation and enthusiasm and my readers are definitely not leaving me with single book. So I will come back with something inspirational but currently nothing to share.I read love stories that have deep thought and message behind it. I don’t prefer love stories with childish theme and forced intimate scenes. Sometimes I also like to read stories inspired from real life.
My journey after the manuscript was ready on my laptop
Thanks for the wishes; Journey was of course not a cakewalk. I had carried my proposal with me for more than one year. And after a year I got positive response from Srishti. But then I was inclined to release it on Bhavna’s birthday for which I had to wait for another year.
This isn’t a book, this is not even a chapter of my life, this is more than all that. This is a journey of decade and a story of a college going boy and girl to becoming parents, so of course this cannot be just a chapter of my life. It is indeed an amazing feeling to see my own life in words and even a single small message of appreciation makes my day.