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Dec 4, 2023

Connect with Naveen Sridhar

Our Kickass Boomer of the Day is Naveen Sridhar, a scientist and an author living in Germany. Born in India, he migrated to Germany at an early age for studies at the Technical University of Berlin. He has a Ph.D. in chemistry and chemical engineering. Besides his profession as a research scientist in the German industry, he was also active in entertainment. 

From scribbling random thoughts to writing a bestselling novel, Naveen has really come a long way. He will share his inspiring story, alongside some practical tips for boomers to write their own novels too.

Join me in this episode and learn why Naveen is a Kickass Boomer! 

[00:01 – 05:15] Opening Segment

  • I introduce and welcome Naveen Sridhar
  • He talks about his experience writing his novel "Candlelight in a Storm"

[05:16 – 15:32] Writing His Novel

  • How his wife inspired him to start his novel
  • Naveen was just in the right time to write his novel
    • He explains 
  • We share stories about World War II 

[15:33 – 25:50] Developing the Characters in a Novel

  • Do you want to start writing a novel too?
    • Here’s Naveen’s advice for you
  • Why he prefers writing letters over posting on the internet
  • Here’s Naveen’s interesting insight about developing characters in a novel

[25:51 – 35:23] Writing Like a Movie Director

  • You are not alone in writing your novel 
    • Naveen explains
  • Connect with Naveen!
    • Links below 
  • He gives us a sneak peek about his latest book

[35:24 – 37:06] Closing Segment 

  • Use the languages you know now, and here’s why
  • Final announcements 


Tweetable Quotes:

“There comes a time when the characters [in your book] start telling you what to do.” – Naveen Sridhar

“Think of yourself more as a movie director and everything you write in the story is made up of scenes.” – Naveen Sridhar


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Email to connect with Naveen or follow him on Facebook. Check out his website to learn more about his work!

Learn more about one of his masterpieces, A Complete Guide to Ventriloquism.



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