Books, writers, Writing

Confessions of a Fat Woman

If you’ve read my first fiction book ‘Can a Fat Girl Get a First Kiss?’ you should know that there’s a lot of me and my childhood in that book. You also need to know what kind of impact negative body image has had on my life. Why? Because there are many of us out… Continue reading Confessions of a Fat Woman

Rambles and rants

My Small, Thin Indian Wedding By Sudesna Ghosh

Metro Reader

51eUytEPmJL.jpgI received the book My Small, Thin Indian Wedding By Sudesna Ghosh as a review copy from the author and would like to thank her for the same.

The blurb:

Reema is in love. And she’s ready to get married. BUT she doesn’t want the usual big, fat Indian wedding. Will she get the quiet, simple wedding day that she wants?

Find out in this dramedy about a modern Bengali woman and her family.

The story:

Reema Bose is the only child of her parents and lives with them and her cat in Kolkata. She is 34 and single and spends half her income into animal causes. And her father is upset because the astrologer has told him that finding a match for her would be difficult.

And one day, on the way back from office, she takes a cab and has to share it with Nishant, who is in…

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Books, writers, Writing

I is for Improving as a Writer

Welcome to a series of blog posts titled “Authors’ Tips – A to Z of Writing”. Authors Devika Fernando, Preethi Venugopala, Reet Singh, Ruchi Singh, Adite Banerjie, Saiswaroopa Iyer and I — will be posting on a multitude of subjects related to writing.  Today, I will discuss how we writers improve at our craft and our… Continue reading I is for Improving as a Writer

Books, writers, Writing

H is for Habits of Successful Writers

Welcome to a new series of blog posts titled “Authors’ Tips – A to Z of Writing”. Authors Devika Fernando, Preethi Venugopala, Reet Singh, Ruchi Singh, Adite Banerjie, Saiswaroopa Iyer and I — will be posting on a multitude of subjects related to writing.  Topics will be chosen alphabetically and each week we propose to cover… Continue reading H is for Habits of Successful Writers