It's 2021. The pandemic continues. Books and cats continue to keep most of us happy and entertained. There are those who are going out maskless and hanging out in close groups as if the new year has cancelled the pandemic. Well, I'm doing my best to stay safe and healthy. Speaking of books, did I… Continue reading Hello & Happy New Year
It's Christmas Eve and Gita has a special evening planned for her parents and sister. Neel will be there too. The evening starts with a note of warmth and hope and ends with a special surprise. And of course, there's the dose of drama that Gita had expected. This short story is the third and… Continue reading New release: One Evening in December – The Festive Finale of Gita and Neel’s Journey
Why do you write? Is it because you want to see your name on book covers and scream to the world that you're an author? Or, is it because you're a bookworm who wants to stay inside the world of books? Are you writing for money? Don't laugh off that question -- being a writer… Continue reading Why do you write?
Sometimes you need a break. Some days the writing won't flow. Some people won't take your writing career seriously. Some readers may not like your story. Some reviews may be rude. Sometimes you need to think less and write more. And all that's okay.
Sometimes you need to take a break. You can't be healthy, happy and at peace if you don't allow yourself to step away for a while. I know writers who write every day. Many of them write at a certain time every morning. Not writing on one day can make them feel immense guilt. What… Continue reading Writing vs Not Writing
You're writing a book. Or you've just finished writing one. You want readers for your books. There are so many books to choose from on every online platform and physical bookstore, so WHY should anyone want to read your book? Well, perhaps they have developed an interest in you as they follow you on Twitter/Instagram.… Continue reading Building Your Author Brand
I love writing short stories. In fact, most of my short stories early in my career were for kids. It was a great way for me to relive my childhood while admitting to the world that Sudesna Ghosh just won't grow up. Going forward, I started writing short stories for an older audience too. There’s… Continue reading Writing Short Stories
Hi everyone. I hope this blog post finds you safe and healthy. Our world has changed so suddenly. As an introvert, I’m not feeling that bad about being stuck at home — although I miss writing in coffee shops. I work from home anyway, so the biggest change has been getting used to grocery and… Continue reading Lockdown
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I hope this post finds everyone safe and not too anxious. Our worlds have changed suddenly. I miss working at coffee shops. I also miss meeting my friends for coffee and conversation on weekends. But we need to do this. I live with my elderly parents who suffer from multiple ailments so I try my… Continue reading Working from home – A few tips