Meet The Blogger: Aishwariya From Ash Talks Books

Hello and happy Thursday to you all! It’s that day again where I get to share another blog with you as part of my ongoing series and if you like reading this one is sure to be up your street. Today I’m interviewing Aishwariya from Ash Talks Books to find out all about the lady behind the screen. I hope you enjoy reading our chat and be sure to head over to check out her blog too.

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Tell us a bit about yourself and your blog 

I’m Aishwariya. I live in suburban Chennai. I have a blog called Ash Talks Books  in which I write about books.

How long have you been blogging?

I’ve been blogging on and off since 2005, but I’ve written in different blogs on blogspot and wordpress about various topics. It was only in 2017 that I started blogging about books.

What or who inspired you to create your blog?

My friend Arati Thomas told me to start a book blog after seeing my posts about books on social media. That’s what inspired me to start one.

What’s your favourite thing about running your blog?

My favourite thing about running my blog is that it opens up so many avenues and connects me to the writing community. I’m a writer and editor and quite the introvert, so this online world opens up my horizons.

How do you stay motivated?

I owe it to the blogging community ( specially @blogchatter) and some wonderful writers I’ve met online to stay motivated.

What’s been the most challenging part of your blogging journey to date?

The most challenging part of my blogging journey has been staying consistent with my efforts.

Tell us about your favourite blog post 

If you mean my favourite blog post from my own blog, it’s this one

Describe your blog in four words:

Candid, eclectic, contemporary, Informative

What are your future hopes and dreams for your blog?

I dream of having a self-hosted blog where I post about not only books, but also about writing, reading, editing and about authors.


Early Bird or Night Owl?

Neither. I try to keep sane hours.

Night in or night out?

Night in, definitely

Ketchup or mayo?


Summer or Winter?

Winter ‘coz I can take the cold, but I struggle with warm weather.

Tea or coffee?

These days, neither.

Bath or shower?

Bath with a bucketful of water.

Pizza or Chinese?


Dog or cat?

Cat, most definitely!

Movie or box set?


Sweet or savoury?


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I’d like to say a massive thank you to Aishwariya for taking part. Check out next week’s post as I welcome another fabulous blogger.

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