Spotgirl is the pseudonym Komal Mehta goes by. She is the author of the bestselling novel Nick of Time with Penguin Books India. She is Movie Marketing Manager by day and an author by night. Komal has just released her second book with Penguin Books India titled what else but… Spotgirl.
Friends, relatives, and acquaintances pour in with requests such as – ‘Oh so you can write my statement of purpose next time’, ‘Can you write the text for my invitation card’, ‘Can you write my wedding wows’, ‘Can you write my grand moms obituary’.
The worst I’ve ever gotten ‘Can you write me like a generic SMS to ask any girl for a date’.
They will put pressure on your parents to brainwash you and convince you to get a real job.
At home it will always be ‘wanna be author… take out the trash please’.
You realise everyone looks at you with a certain sympathy.
This is probably because you are poorest person in your group of friends or most of your friends think you are the most delusional person in the world.