Multiple Emmy winner, Amar Shah, has been successful in production, journalism, and marketing. He can now add the title “author” to his list of accomplishments after finishing his novel titled Play the Game, which will be released in early 2024. This week’s episode of “Happiness through Hardship” - The Podcast features Amar as he discusses writing, storytelling, and authenticity. Amar gives insight into his writing journey and also shares advice on how to start turning your dreams into a reality.
2:38 - Amar’s background in writing
6:06 - Storytelling and how we are all storytellers
7:35 - Amar discusses his Washington Post article - “To many Indian Americans, Apu is offensive. To me, he’s my dad.”
9:55 - Using authenticity in your writing
10:35 - Going from writing non-fiction to fiction
12:00 - Why Amar decided to write a book
14:30 - Advice on how to follow your dreams
22:20 - Amar’s thoughts on story repetitiveness
24:30 - The Grateful Game
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