‘Only a convinced writer can convince readers’

Jan 6, 2018-Columnist, novelist, screenplay writer, and also an actor Brazesh Khanal is a name well known in the Nepali media and the circle. While he might have become more particular about the projects he takes up of late, he has already written scripts for more than a 100 shows and films. Khanal also has two novels to his name: Yayavar (2013) and Juneli (2016). In this conversation with The Post’s Abha Dhital , the talks about what readers mean to him, his processes, and why the writer’s block is not a myth. Excerpts: When was it that you realised you want to write? How young were you? I do remember it was in grade eight that I first got a story published in Gorkhapatra, but there is no timeline as such to when I realised I wanted to write. It was never deliberate or planned. I feel it all came to me naturally. I grew up in an environment that saw frequent gatherings of writers at home. I must have gotten drawn to the art subconsciously before I even realised I could write. What drives you? What has been the biggest inspiration so […]

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