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
She was in the business of words. She knew of no one else who kept track of every word written, said and imagined. "You live in your own little world," they said with disapproval. It was true and she saw no better place to live. Living in her own world, with her hundreds of stories,…Read more A Writer’s World
She felt more than others. It got her into trouble most of the time. She thought about saving the world. Feeling helpless wasn't her thing. Sleepless nights were normal. When they told her to narrow her focus, she knew she was in the wrong place.
Flowers were nice but loving words stayed longer. Chocolate was delicious but the effects were hard to work off. She longed for kindness and affection that nobody could put a price tag on. Her dreams weren't about his gifts. Sometimes she wondered if they defined love too differently. Looking like George Clooney was a quality…Read more On Love & Attraction
Numbers made her anxious. She'd never been great at math. Shapes reminded her of geometry or trigonometry or whatever that class had been called. Decades down the lifeline, she still had the same childish reactions. So that day when her editor asked her to write an article for the magazine, she grinned too widely. Then…Read more A Writer’s Life