At 10, she wanted a prince with a castle. A few years later, she saw the possibility of happiness only if a man looked at her the way that Shah Rukh Khan looked at his heroines. Fast forward to her 20s, and perfection became a list. "He should be this tall and be a doctor…Read more Perfection
Roses made her happy. She often filled her bedroom with them. Growing up with movies and books around her, she had believed that roses should be a gift from a lover. Fast forward to her 30s, the same girl had become a woman who didn’t wait to get what she wanted.
Indians have been obsessed with the M-word for ages. That institution called Marriage that could involve dowry, a groom on a horse, a number of lavish parties, and some debt too. I’ve been lucky because my parents spent some years living in the United States and have adapted ‘modern’ thinking that doesn’t make them run…Read more The Rebellious Women
Happy New Year to you all! I'm back to work after allowing myself a couple of weeks to not stress about writing the next book. And I just realised that I must be the only writer online who has NOT written a long post about 2017 achievements and about my goals for 2018. The fact…Read more Anxiety & the New Year
So I didn’t do NaNoWriMo this year. Instead, I published my seventh book on Amazon Kindle, picked up valuable book marketing tips for indie authors, and took a great weekend trip to beautiful Vizag. I’m feeling refreshed and ready to start Book 8. I’m also ready to share some basic tips with new indie authors.…Read more Indie Publishing Pointers
Being a writer is awesome, especially when people ask you or your parents what you do. I love the confused looks on people's faces every time they hear that I write books and other readable stuff. It's also fun and not annoying anymore when they assume I don't work at all. Most people like to…Read more Being a Writer and Explaining It Too
We full time writers are familiar with people's surprised/angry reactions to unanswered calls and our reluctance to leave the desk during our precious writing time. The truth is, most people think working from home means that you have no work schedule to follow. But we should have discipline. Time management can be easy if you…Read more 4 Ways to Manage Your Writing Time