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Overcoming Anxiety

Anxiety and depression can make you believe that you don’t deserve love or appreciation. It can make you doubt yourself every minute that you’re awake. There’s fear of rejection and a lack of self worth that stop you from doing so many things. I’ve always been open about my mental health and about mental health… Continue reading Overcoming Anxiety

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Anxiety And My Writing Process – Sudesna Ghosh — Dann Alexander

For the second time, I’m happy to welcome back to these pages my colleague Sudesna (Sue) Ghosh. Based in India, Sue is an author, cat mom and advocate for mental health and animals. You will find her Amazon Author Page here and on Twitter . Anxiety sucks. It’s been my friend/enemy for some years now. […]Anxiety… Continue reading Anxiety And My Writing Process – Sudesna Ghosh — Dann Alexander

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A Sweet Mix-up by Sudesna Ghosh — Metro Reader

I picked up A Sweet Mix-up by Sudesna Ghosh from the Kindle Unlimited library as I liked the blurb. The blurb: It’s Roopa’s mother’s birthday and she wants everything to be perfect. It is Sid’s mother’s birthday too. Unfortunately, there’s a mix-up that puts Roopa in a bad mood but brings along other surprises for […]A… Continue reading A Sweet Mix-up by Sudesna Ghosh — Metro Reader

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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, Rambles and rants, writers, Writing

G is for Goals

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 G is for Goals

Rambles and rants, writers, Writing

E is for Editing

Welcome to a new series of blog posts titled “Authors’ Tips – A to Z of Writing”. Authors Devika Fernando, Preethi Venugopala, Paromita Goswami, 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… Continue reading E is for Editing

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Book Review | Crazy Cat Lady Finds Love — c r i m s o n s h a d o w s

Title: Crazy Cat Lady Finds Love Author: Sudesna Ghosh Pages: 62 Price: INR 99 Crazy Cat Lady Finds Love by Sudesna Ghosh is a fun read on cats, gal pals and contemporary relationships. Ghosh is a descriptive writer. And reading her words is like talking to an old friend. The prose is conversational and she… Continue reading Book Review | Crazy Cat Lady Finds Love — c r i m s o n s h a d o w s