Interview with Novelist Prakash B. Hegade (P for Poetry, PhD – The Messy Desk)

Prakash B Hegade is a professor by profession,  who loves to read and write. He always believes that creativity keeps one alive. For him it happens through writing. Following a pathway to perfection is his goal and striving for the same in every field I go keeps him excited.

He has three ebooks published so far. All the three novels are free for download as mentioned in below links:

P for Poetry:

PhD – The Messy Desk:

Today Calls Tomorrow – A Love Story:

p_for_poetry.jpgInterview with Prakash B Hegade:

Matthew Toffolo: What is the general theme and tone of your novel?

Prakash Hegade: I would prefer to vary in everything I write, every time. The novel published “Today Calls Tomorrow” is a love story.

MT: Why should people buy your novel?

PH: Firstly, they are free. Most of them will be as well ahead in the future. I enjoy writing and I believe so will the readers reading it.

MT: How would you describe your novels in just two words?

PH: Must Read.

MT: What movie have you seen the most in your life?

PH: August Rush, Harry Potter Series, Lord of the Rings Series, Kannada Movie – “Janumada Jodi”

MT: Was being a novel writer something you’ve always dreamed of doing?

PH: To write something that will stay in almost every reader’s book shelf.

MT: Do you have an all-time favorite novel?  Have you read a novel more than once?

PH: Yes, “Who will Cry When You Die” by Robin Sharma, have read it many a times.

MT: What motivates you to write?

PH: The Motivation to write!

MT: What artist would you love to have dinner with?

PH: I sure want to have a dinner with Noam Chomsky!

MT: Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

PH: Research! It drives me mad and crazy and I love it.

MT: Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?

PH: If you feel there is something that you must share, go ahead, write it!


Interviewer Matthew Toffolo is currently the CEO of the WILDsound FEEDBACK Film & Writing Festival. The festival that showcases 10-20 screenplay and story readings performed by professional actors every month. And the FEEDBACK Monthly Festival held in downtown Toronto on the last Thursday of every single month. Go to for more information and to submit your work to the festival.

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