Listen to “Episode 29” of “Power of Passion” Podcast where the Guest Speaker is “Pooja Dubey”. She is a Writer and the Founder of Global Writers Academy. She is the author of several short stories published in Anthologies, 3 self-help Books on Amazon, and one upcoming book, “Grow up or Go Psycho”. Some of the questions discussed in this episode are as follows.
1) When did she first realize about becoming a writer?
2) What books did she read from her childhood that had inspired her to become a writer?
3) How did she recognize her passion
4) How does she feel being an author
5) Books she has published
6) How long does it take for her to write a book?
7) Is it easy to write fiction compared to a non-fiction
8) What kind of research does she do before beginning a book?
9) What are the most important elements of good writing?
10) What part of the book gave you the hardest time writing?
11) Is writing a kind of spiritual or therapeutic practice?
12) What risks has she taken with her writing journey that has paid off?
13) What is the best way to improve writing skills?
14) What has helped or hindered her most when writing a book?
15) Advice to a writer working on their first book?
16) Advice for aspiring authors?
17) How much has her life transformed after she started following her passion
18) Advice to people who want to follow their passion
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Interview with the Author of BE RELENTLESSLY YOURSELF! Evelien Van Es
Meet Evelien van Es who is an International Business & Life Coach, Speaker, Founder of Signature 4 Success, and the author of Be Relentlessly Yourself, a self-help book which is published in two languages – English and Dutch.
Evelien started her career with corporate and worked with companies like KLM, ING, and PHILIPS. While she had all the recognition for her achievements, she was still feeling stuck in a golden cage and that was when, she took a leap of faith, to go on a new adventure, and started her business in 2006, as a mentor, who now guides people in discovering their true purpose.
Evelien has studied Business Communication at the Academy for Journalism and is a major in Culture, Organisation & Management. She is a single mother of two beautiful teenage girls. She loves peaceful walks at the sea and also adventure sports like running and skiing.
Listen to this Podcast to know her story of rising as an entrepreneur and get some nuggets of wisdom from her on book writing.
You can read more about her on her website.
POD SHOT with an Entrepreneur: Shweta Vora
Meet Shweta Vora, the founder of Zillionite, an entrepreneur who has trained more than 500 entrepreneurs handholding them in their leadership journey. She is a graduate in Media & Journalism and a visiting faculty with the Bombay Stock Exchange. She has worked with MNCs like Crisil, and J.P.MOrgan, and is now going to be with us today to share her journey and some insights on how entrepreneurs can make sound decisions in their work lives.
Shweta has realized her path after she saw her students getting immense success in business which she also wanted for herself and this pushed her to walk on the entrepreneurial path and since then, she forged ahead and kept rising. Listen to this podcast to find her story and get some wisdom nuggets.
Rendezvous with an Author: Nikita Tak
Born on 25th January, Nikita Tak is a prolific Indian author and poet. She writes romance, science fiction, motivational and inspiring stories, Acrostic rhymes poetry, etc. Listen to this podcast to learn about her inspiring journey into the world of stories.
She can be reached at www.taknikita.com or you can reach her through mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow her on Clubhouse @nikitatakauthor and Instagram @nikitatakauthorpoetofficial.
Follow her club “Author Nikita Tak Club” to know about her books, upcoming literary works, and the books she reads.
Rendezvous with a Writer: Sudakshina Bhattacharjee
Sudakshina (Kina) Bhattacharjee (née Mukherjee) is a commercial writer and editor, a qualified journalist, a published Business English author as well as an experienced digital content marketer based in the United Kingdom. Listen to this podcast to learn how she started as a lecturer, then walked the path of the content creator, and now is a brand ambassador for several companies. A journey so exciting as hers is full of surprises and lessons.
Dear Content Creators, a great and inspirational story is waiting to be created for you too…Learn how Sudakshina made it big as a creator.
Check out her profile on her website.
Check out her book, “Global Business English” which is now a part of the curriculum in many western schools.
If you also want to be a creator like her, join the Creators Pathway in the GWA Mega Learning Drive 2021.
POD SHOT with Murtaza Amin: Founder, Biz Prospex
Murtaza is the Founder of Biz Prospex, which is rated among the top 3 data mining companies in the world by Upwork. He started freelancing 8 years back and today has an organization with clients in more than 40 countries.
Listen to this podcast to know more about this young and vibrant entrepreneur and learn how he built his startup company in such a short span of time and at such young age.
Murtaza is also going to speak with us in GWA Mega Learning Drive starting from 1st Aug 2021.
To take this opportunity to meet the young and inspiring entrepreneur who will guide you on starting a freelance business, please register with us for the Drive here.
Rendezvous with a Film Actor
Story that flows from the Subconscious
Story that flows from the Subconscious
This is the story by Pooja Dubey that flows right through her subconscious. The story is a mixed fantasy that is going to grow with her imagination and in this first episode, she introduces you to the idea of a story from the perspective of pantsers. The story is about a girl who has recently been through a break-up and is struggling to focus on her studies as she could not get rid of thoughts about her cheater boyfriend and decides to do something she is not expected to do.
Interviews with Writers: Jeel Mehta
A candid conversation between Pooja Dubey and Jeel Mehta, a journalist, content writer, former news anchor, radio jockey. Jeel is the voice of youth, multi-talented, an amazing singer, and the founder of Pinnacle15, A page where like-minded people come together to share their life-changing experiences. A page made to inspire and motivate people with quotes, discussions, and motivational messages. We are available on Spotify as “Secret Of Being Positive“. To join the community of Pinnacle followers and to connect with Jeel Mehta, email email@example.com.
In this podcast, Jeel shares with you her journey of becoming a writer. While she started as a marketer, what got her interested in writing is a story told in this episode. She has also shared nuggets of her wisdom from her experience of writing. Being a person with many creative areas of exploration, she is a true inspiration for the youth today and an example of how people can pursue their passion despite what the world has to say to them. Being a rebel, she never bowed down to anyone who told her that she could not do and diligently followed the creative path. If there was something to learn, she was more than willing to invest herself into learning.
In this episode, Jeel has given you insights into multiple career opportunities in creative fields like writing, radio jockeying, journalism, and more.
Listen to the episode to learn more about her and her roller coaster ride as a writer of tomorrow.
For any questions or suggestions to add topics, questions, or speakers to our upcoming episodes, feel free to email the host on firstname.lastname@example.org
Season 1: ESCAPE FOR A SINKING HEART
Episode 1: This is the story about a girl Ishita who had recently shifted to a new house that was empty for four years before she got it. She found an old diary of Meera, the occupant who lived in the house before Ishita with her husband, in-laws, and two kids. After reading the diary, Ishita cannot stop thinking about Meera. Her story of miserable life was half complete. Will Ishita be able to find out what happened to Meera? How would she find out? Will Meera’s life have an effect on Ishita? Or will it completely change Ishita’s life?
Episode 2: A bunch of classmates and friends in a college are discussing over a project and there is a disagreement between two girls Kiara and Priyanka, girlfriend and best friend of Atharva. Their friend Akash seems not bothered about the project. While Kiara seems to be winning at last, will their unrealistic looking project actually get them a pat on the back from their professor as suggested by Kiara or will they end up with a project that would neither work nor fetch them marks?
Episode 3: Atharva finally agrees to Priyanka that the project suggested by Kiara is rather impractical and may not work. He does not express it openly but Kiara gets the hint and is now angry. What will she now do? Will she still be adamant and go with her idea or will she understand the apprehensions of her friends? Will she be angry with her boyfriend and break up with him or will forgive him for the screw-up?
Episode 4: Ishita, while shopping, meets her old college friend Kiara who seems to be staying nearby. The two decide to go together to Ishitas’ house and while they walk, Kiara discovers Ishita’s obsession with Meera and gets curious.
Episode 5: Ishita and Kiara visit an old aunt who knows Meera very well. She even knew about the diary which she claims to have suggested Meera record her life story. Will Ishita discover the secret of what happened to Meera?
Episode 6: Kiara has forgotten about Priyanka who was going to land and when she gets a call, she seeks help from Ishita to allow her instantly promising her to throw a party on her behalf. How will Priyanka’s visit be? How will it affect the two girls? Will they have a blast?
Episode 7: Priyanka is sleeping peacefully but only until she hears some voices and gets up suddenly at 3:10 AM. She needs water but finds not enough in the kitchen. She goes looking for her friend Ishita who is not in the room, kitchen, or living room. Where is she? Will Priyanka find a surprise?
Episode 8: Ishita is excited about the party overnight but when she announces that to Priyanka who was busy sleeping, she panics at the idea of having an overnight party at home. She is still haunted by the thoughts of the previous week when saw something strange in her friend despite the past days going just fine. She wants the party to move. Will Ishita be convinced? Will the party still happen at the place?
Episode 9: The party is on at Ishita and Atharva was invited which is a surprise for Kiara who feels awkward to suddenly see her old boyfriend. Priyanka does not seem to be very happy with the party but still gets along and is happy to see her best buddy Atharva after a long time.
Episode 10: Priyanka and Atharva had missed each other and were happy to come together again but they knew that Kiara was not very comfortable with the idea of Atharva coming to the party. And during the party, the old friends did something which upset Kiara more. Will Kiara be ok?
Season 3: INSPIRATION (COMING SOON…)