Ruchira Khanna, a biochemist, turned writer, left her homeland of India to study in America, where she did her Master’s in Biochemistry and a degree in Technical Writing from UC Berkeley.
Ruchira worked as a biochemist at a Silicon Valley startup for five years. After the birth of her son, she took a job as a technical writer, so that she could work from home. Soon, she began doing freelance writing work as well.
Her love of writing grew, and she started working on her books. After four years of freelancing, Ruchira published her first book, a fiction novel for young adults called Choices.
Then came the children’s book The Adventures of Alex and Angelo: The Mystery of the Missing Iguana. She got a thumb’s up review from Kirkus Reviews.
In January 2016, she has published her second fictional novel Voyagers into the Unknown. It talks about the quest for happiness as the heavy-hearted tourists travel miles from different parts of the world to Raj Touristry in Agra, India. Return to their respective home with a healed heart. This book talks about their journey!
In Breathing Two Worlds, Ruchira talks about ethnicity and cultures and helps to strike a balance via a fiction-drama novel as her characters breathe two worlds.
RSVP: A Novel explores the lines between reality and illusion and the significance of family as Jay the protagonist finds peace within by embracing his past.
The Doppelganger is a metaphysical short story that will take you on a rollercoaster of emotions as the astral and physical bodies clash.
In addition to writing books, she also maintains a blog on Blogspot, called Abracabadra. It has been featured in the top 50 mindfulness blogs.
She is an energy healer: a Reiki Master and a Certified Healing Touch practitioner. Offers her services to Stanford Health Care and has her practice.
Ruchira currently resides in California with her family.