Top 55 Ravi Subramanian Quotes

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My understanding is that a book becomes a best seller o

My understanding is that a book becomes a best seller only when it is pirated, sold on footpaths and at traffic lights.
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Thousands of books are published every year in India, and it’s becoming more difficult to stand out and get people to buy the books. The only way to get people notice the book is to create a buzz much before it’s released.
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I keep saying my books don’t have superheroes. They have ordinary people in extraordinary situations.
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I write largely plot-driven stories.
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Generally, people who crib about corporate politics are, more often than not, those who’ve played the game but lost it.
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I write about banking because it is something I’m familiar with. Also, I don’t have to do much research on it.
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I get to office early at about 8 A.M., and I’m back home by 6 to write.
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Writing in India will not dramatically change till we learn to value books.
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There’s a market for fiction based on financial services. People wanted me to write stories based on this sector. There’s a gap in the market, and I’m trying to fill it.
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Saying ‘I am not interested in politics’ is no guarantee that people will leave you alone. The politically-inclined will single you out as a soft target and go after you.
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The problem with most of the want-to-be authors is that they are unable to focus. Either they have no idea of where to begin, or they have hundreds of ideas and don’t know which one to pick. Both scenarios leading to one result… they give up even before they start.
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When ‘If God Was a Banker’ became a success, it changed my entire perspective. I wanted to write more and wanted to be lot more successful as a writer.
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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.
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The distribution might which Penguin brought to the table and the stature they gave me as an author is unparalleled.
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There were many times in my initial days as a writer when I had felt the need to talk to someone, to leverage on someone’s experience, to learn from someone who had written and published a book.
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When James Bond presses the watch and the car explodes, the writer doesn’t go into the science of it. One should leave it to the leap of faith. I have tried to explain as much as possible, and what I can’t, I have left it to people’s imagination.
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The royalty any author gets is dependent on his track record and marketability and often on the price of his book, too. The higher you price a book, the more comfortable your publisher will be in paying you a higher royalty.
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Corporate career is like my wife, and writing is my girlfriend. My priority is the first but enjoy doing the second, as I have taken to writing as a stress-beater.
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I do not think I will ever write screenplays based on my books. I would not know what to cut out and what portions to keep. I like all the characters I have created. I cannot imagine chopping them off.
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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.
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A misconception that exists in the eyes of the general reading population is that authors make truckloads of money.
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If I did not have a de-stresser such as writing novels, I would lose focus at work.
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In fiction, if people like one of your books, they tend to pick up your other books as well.
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One can become drab, dull, and boring doing the same thing every day. Writing helps break the monotony.
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If somebody says that they want to write a book but do not know what to write about, they will never write a book.
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I firmly believe that there is no better thriller writer than Harlan Coben.
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I look at every book as a new learning opportunity.
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A profession which is seen as intellectually glamorous is often the most misunderstood when it comes to the commerce involved.
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It is almost impossible to win back a reader’s loyalty once it’s gone.
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I believe Bitcoin is a very convenient way to shop and to transfer money to any account around the world. Governments should work around a framework for the currency instead of putting restrictions on it.
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Books should be both enlightening and entertaining.
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If you see in all my books, I have two key intentions.

If you see in all my books, I have two key intentions. One is obviously to entertain and make sure that the reader has a good reading experience. I also try to write on subjects that nobody has dealt with before to make my works different from other page turners.
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