Saturday, August 30, 2014


Devika Fernando
I  met Devika Fernando, who is also an author of romances, on social media. Later on, Devika joined The Book Club and regularly participates in our Blog Tours. Based in Sri Lanka, Devika has two published books to her name – When I See Your Face & Playing With Fire.

About Devika:

Almost as soon as Devika Fernando could write, she imagined stories and poems. After finishing her education in Germany and returning to her roots in Sri Lanka, she got a chance to turn her passion into her profession. Having lived in Germany and in Sri Lanka with her husband has made her experience the best (and the worst) of two totally different worlds – something that influences her writing. Her trademark is writing sweet, yet deeply emotional romance stories where the characters actually fall in love instead of merely falling in lust. What she loves most about being an author is the chance to create new worlds and send her protagonists on a journey full of ups and downs that will leave them changed. She draws inspiration from everyone and everything in life. Besides being a romance novel author, she works as a self-employed German web content writer, as a translator, and as a faithful servant to all the cats, dogs, fish and birds in her home. When she’s not writing, she’s reading or thinking about writing.

Devika Fernando came forward to read and review my book Meghna. Not just that, she did an author interview as well. THANK YOU so much Devika. I am glad you liked my book and I thoroughly enjoyed answering your thought provoking questions!

Devika Fernando reviews Meghna:

“Meghna” by Sundari Venkatraman is much more than the author so humbly proclaims. It IS filled to the brim with entertainment, reminding me so much of the Hindi dramas and Bollywood movies I like to watch. It does, however, also contain hidden lessons for life.

Click Here to read the entire review of Meghna

Devika Fernando interviews me:

Q: What do you like most and least about being a writer?

A: What I like most is the thought of playing God; create characters and make them dance to my tunes. I just love it. I feel a powerful sense of freedom that their lives will work out the way I want and not like reality (where a lot of negativity happens). This is also probably the reason why I love penning romances. I can’t think of anything I don’t like about being a writer.

Click Here to check out the complete interview

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