Jyoti Arora




Reet Singh
232 books | 276 friends

An Indian
235 books | 4,872 friends

Gatheri...
3,163 books | 193 friends

Nicola ...
524 books | 4,240 friends

Denise ...
935 books | 2,696 friends

Toffee
20 books | 322 friends

Teresa I.
2,178 books | 414 friends

Vincent...
1,460 books | 1,252 friends

More friends…



Jyoti Arora

Goodreads Author


Born
in Delhi, India
Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
June 2011

URL


Jyoti Arora lives in Ghaziabad, India. She is a Post Graduate in English Literature and Applied Psychology. Her writing achievements include two novels, three blogs, several wins in national level blog competitions, over five years of freelance writing experience, developing books for kids and abridging 24 famous English novels like Jane Eyre, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn etc.
Jyoti's first novel, Dream's Sake, was published in 2011 by V&S Publishers. It received great reviews and much appreciation from readers. Her second novel Lemon Girl has been self published and has been receiving even better appreciation and a lot of love from its readers and critics.
Books have always been Jyoti’s best friends. In fact, books so fascinated her f
...more

To ask Jyoti Arora questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Jyoti Arora Thank you so much. It's good to know that you think I managed to write from make and female perspective well. I really can't say how I did it. I just…moreThank you so much. It's good to know that you think I managed to write from make and female perspective well. I really can't say how I did it. I just tried my best to make my characters as natural as i can. I tried to imagine how a person like Arsh or Nirvi would behave in such situations. I took inspiration from the way my friends and family members react and respond. And that helped me mold my characters.

Nirvi changed herself not because of what happened to her. She changed herself because she was made to feel that she wasn't good enough and what happened to her was the result of her own behaviour and personality. She was told to become like her beautiful, graceful and well-mannered friend and learn to behave 'properly.' Nirvi trained herself to become just like her friend Kusum. She changed herself to become the model of 'desirable' just like her friend. And being slim, docile and submissive was a part of that.
However, Nirvi's spirit rebelled against this injustice. And even when she assumed the mask of graceful submissiveness, she rebelled against the society by becoming submissive plaything of men.(less)
Jyoti Arora Thanks.
I don't create a very strict plan before I start my novel. However, it is also true that when I start writing a novel, I know where I want to…more
Thanks.
I don't create a very strict plan before I start my novel. However, it is also true that when I start writing a novel, I know where I want to end it. And so far, I have managed to bring my story to that pre-decided end.
I also create brief character sketches before I start. I know where I want to lead the characters. Keeping that in mind, I try and decide the forces that will drive the characters towards their complications and ultimate destiny. These include their internal characteristics and external forces. I also try and decide the forces that oppose them. But none of this is concrete and keeps on changing as the story and characters develop.
As for the plot, I plan portion by portion. Like, I plan the first five chapters keeping in mind what I want to achieve in those chapters. By the time it's done, I usually manage to see the next turn the story will take. And based upon that, I plan the next few chapters. And so on.
But all through the process, the end remains in sight.(less)
Average rating: 3.86 · 84 ratings · 59 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Lemon Girl

3.95 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Dream's Sake

3.55 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

I would probably never win any world record. I probably won’t even try for it. But today, I at least got to witness the announcement of a Guinness World Record! And I’m pretty happy with just that

 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on March 10, 2017 10:34 • 2 views

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Lemon Girl
Jyoti Arora is currently reading
by Jyoti Arora (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Dream's Sake
Jyoti Arora rated a book it was amazing
by Jyoti Arora (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

Jyoti Arora Jyoti Arora said: " PREVIEW of Dream's Sake available on Google Books!
http://books.google.co.in/books?id=o5...

(Excerpt from the review on blog - Priyanka's Neverland) I'd suggest you to read this book to freshen your mind from the daily romances that seem to be the curr
...more "

 

Jyoti’s Recent Updates

Jyoti Arora rated a book liked it
An Unsuitable Boy by Karan Johar
An Unsuitable Boy
by Karan Johar
read in March, 2017
Rate this book
Clear rating
I enjoyed the portions where Karan opens up her heart about his childhood insecurities, and his loneliness and fears of future. Those portions seemed genuine and straight from heart. I also liked the frank way his words declare that this is me, this ...more
Jyoti Arora is currently reading
An Unsuitable Boy by Karan Johar
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jyoti Arora rated a book liked it
Great Stories By Nobel Prize Winners by Leo Hamalian
Rate this book
Clear rating
Every story in the book bears the mark of a genius. But all stories are a bit too erudite. The language is easy enough to understand. It's the stories themselves that are complex and have baffling ending. They challenge the brain, but fail to touch t ...more
Jyoti Arora and 2 other people liked Pankaj Goyal's review of Lemon Girl:
Lemon Girl by Jyoti Arora
"An Honest Portrayal Of A Sensitive Issue:

Lemon Girl by Jyoti Arora is a novel with a lot of heart. The book touches your heartstrings all the way from the first page to the last. The story is imbued with a distinct poetic spirit. In fact, the blur..." Read more of this review »
Jyoti Arora finished reading
A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jyoti Arora and 4 other people liked Rajan's review of Lemon Girl:
Lemon Girl by Jyoti Arora
"This is a very good book. Thanks to Jyoti for providing me a review copy.

The man woman equation in our society is still skewed. It is good that I read it after watching pink. The story of lemon girl gives the same message. Is rape the mistake of g..." Read more of this review »
Jyoti Arora and 3 other people liked Roughseasinthemed's review of Lemon Girl:
Lemon Girl by Jyoti Arora
"This an almost four star. It should be a five star book because it is a strong and powerful tale and very atmospheric as we share the lives and views of Nirvi (Lemon Girl) and Arsh.

Arora's message about it's not a woman's fault if she is raped is..." Read more of this review »
Jyoti Arora is currently reading
A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jyoti Arora rated a book really liked it
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
And Then There Were None
by Agatha Christie
read in August, 2016
Rate this book
Clear rating
The book is interesting. I could not figure out the suspense till the end. But when I found it out, I felt a little disappointed.
Jyoti Arora is currently reading
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Jyoti's books…
“I dream a dream that won't let me sleep. and yet I can't let it go either. Hope & fears are playing a tug-of-war, and I'm the rope in between.”
Jyoti Arora

“It is not very often that an opportunity comes knocking. But when it does, you better be bathed and dressed and ready to answer its call.”
Jyoti Arora, Dream's Sake

“Creativity is a magic wand that works two ways. When you set it in action and seek to create something, it does not just brings into existence that object or work, it also raises in your heart a dream, a hope, and a will to achieve that creation. And when all else seems lost and steeped in hopelessness, the magic of creativity can still keep you going. For when all else seem dark, an urge to create something would still give you an aim to look forward to. And if you just take hold of this urge, it will take hold of you and see you through even the darkest times. Like it did to me.”
Jyoti Arora

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Read Runners: * Introduce Yourself 687 799 Mar 12, 2017 12:37AM  
♥ Nothing Better ...: * Introduce Yourselves 2827 2880 Mar 21, 2017 10:18AM  
“Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust
Like diamonds we are cut with our own dust”
John Webster
tags: life

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.”
Helen Keller

“Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own."

[The Sick Chamber (The New Monthly Magazine , August 1830)]”
William Hazlitt, Essays of William Hazlitt: Selected and Edited, with Introduction and Notes, by Frank Carr

“It might be a dungeon
of suffering and pain full
yet this life is worth living
and this world is beautiful.”
Jyoti Arora, Dream's Sake

“Pain is not a medallion that you must weigh your bosom with,
it's a force you must fight against and never, never let it win”
Jyoti Arora, Dream's Sake

729 Indian Readers — 12720 members — last activity 31 minutes ago
"For Indians /non Indians/Earthlings/Aliens, who have a zeal to read and are passionate about books" says the Creator of this group :) To add to it, t ...more
2996 Chicks On Lit — 4725 members — last activity 2 hours, 18 min ago
(Est. Feb 14, 2008) More than a reading group of women but a place for honest, respectful, intelligent conversations led by adult women. Discussions a ...more
75668 Bloggers/Book Lovers from India — 1641 members — last activity Mar 23, 2017 04:45AM
A place for bloggers, readers and writers from India to connect. If you are outside India, and interested in books and Indian culture, please feel fre ...more
135241 Read Runners — 1465 members — last activity 20 hours, 9 min ago
We are 'Read Runners' - measuring our lives by pages read, books completed, and discussions had. Join us, if you enjoy reading - whether slow or quick ...more
30887 Basically Books! — 1813 members — last activity Mar 22, 2017 05:27AM
Run by 4 GR friends, Basically Books is a place for booklovers who like to read, write and chat about anything. Read, Review, Relish
80593 Indian Bookworms — 4615 members — last activity Mar 25, 2017 07:45AM
Welcome to Indian Bookworms. This is a place where all our fellow Indians can come together and eat all kinds of genre; from General Fiction to Crime ...more
35559 Nothing But Reading Challenges — 16841 members — last activity 2 minutes ago
(Click on the cover to go to discussion) We believe reading is fun and find unique and challenging ways to spread the love of reading. The aim of our ...more
136842 Hungry for Books! — 164 members — last activity Mar 10, 2017 09:30PM
This group is for those who have a great hunger for Books:P Do you love reading books? Not only reading but collecting books? Do you like discussing a ...more
7699 Indian Writing and Indian Literature — 167 members — last activity May 05, 2016 12:32AM
I love Indian Writing, frankly speaking it let me know more about my people. Indian writers include Nobel laureates, bookers and pulitzers.Not only we ...more
25x33 help regarding self publishing — 3 members — last activity Jan 15, 2015 12:24AM
i am planning to self publish a book and i need to about how the process goes and the technicalities regarding copyright issues.
More of Jyoti’s groups…



Comments (showing 1-2)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

WriterStory Read our interview with Jyoti Arora: http://www.writerstory.com/jyoti-aror...


Suresh Goswami I request you to kindly review my book “Burning Sapphires”

References:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
https://play.google.com/store/books/d...
Shall appreciate your kind response


back to top