Amrita- Favourites

A successful blogger, four-time author, teacher and an ENT surgeon, my interviewee today can give us all (please do!) lessons on time-management and discipline. It is so easy to find excuses to skip writing – I do it all the time! But writers like Dr Amrita inspire me to not give up on my passion. Her latest book ‘7 Blogging challenges for a successful blog’ is a must-read for a new blogger. It gives an overview of 7 popular blog hops to participate in for building a base of readers. 

Who are the bloggers that Dr Amrita looks up to? Get to know in my interview. 

Dr. Amrita - Favourites


  1. Your book is a guide for every new blogger out there. Who do you go to for blogging advice? Which bloggers do you admire?

A: My virtual mentors Amy Lynn Andrews (her blog ‘Knowtbook’ is amazing); Pat Flynn of ‘Smart Passive Income’ and Brian Dean of ‘Backlinko’, have guided me in my blogging journey.


  1. I often feel writing is like meditation. Do you agree or disagree?

A: I agree whole heartedly.Its mindfulness therapy at its best. 


  1. Are you a morning or a night person? When are you at your creative best?

A: Anytime is my time. I am flexible.


  1. You say you are a Twitter Fan girl. So am I! What makes Twitter so conducive to the blogger community?

A: Twitter is a thinking social media. That’s why its great for building up a thoughtful presence.


5.       Describe your current and ideal writing spot.

 A: Current: Anywhere and my standing desk.

       Ideal: Hill station among green plants


6.       If you could have three wishes, what would you ask for and why?

  • World peace
  • Education for all
  • Health for all 

7.       What are your ambitions as a writer?

A: Interesting question. I want to build libraries.

8.       How do you overcome Writer’s Block?

A: I don’t think about it at all.


9.       Describe your process for research while writing.

A: I read everything I can find. First books, then research articles then check out authority blogs. 

10.   Share some valuable tips for publishing and marketing an eBook.

A: I am a BlogChatter Ebook Carnival fan. So following their tips are highly recommended. For marketing, you need a plan. Launch plan is a must. This is a topic I am researching passionately too!


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Book Blurb: Blogging in India is still an unstructured game. But a few stepping stones will make your life easier. These seven Blogging challenges (plus a few extra tips) will help you create a successful Blog without losing your hair!

Download ‘7 Blogging challenges for a successful blog’ by Dr Amrita Basu on BlogChatter’s page and on Amazon for charting a successful journey for your blog.  Romila has reviewed the book on her blog

Best of luck, @misra_amrita, for your eBook as well as all your future endeavours!!

Hope you enjoyed this interview. Please comment and let me know. 

Do read Anupriya and Sona’s interviews on Anshu’s & Priya ‘s blogs today. Do head there. 

This interview is a part of a series conducted jointly by @anshuwrites, @priyreflects and me. I had a lot of fun carrying out virtual interviews with Arjun GuptaRashi RoyTomichan MatheikalVarad, Saba, Kanika GNeha Tambe, Monika DavessarReema D’Souza, Deepa, Namratha and Rashmi. In case you haven’t caught those interviews, please do so and share your thoughts! Our aim is that each one of you finds something to take away from the honest and heartfelt experiences shared by the authors.

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