Really, in the end, the only thing that can make you a writer is the person that you are, the intensity of your feeling, the honesty of your vision, the unsentimental acknowledgment of the endless interest of the life around and within you. Virtually nobody can help you deliberately-many people will help you unintentionally.
Santha Rama Rau (1923) is best known as a travel writer. Her father Sir Benegal Rama Rau was an Indian diplomat and ambassador. Her mother was Dhanvanthi Rama Rau a leader in the Indian womens rights movement and International President of Planned Parenthood.