Books, writers, Writing

A Month of Loss & A Request for Support

I apologise for my silence here. God/Fate has put my family through a horrible one month of loss. Plus, there were health issues making me unproductive and unhappy until a hundred medical tests were done and thousands of rupees were spent. So my last post, was a poem on grief, dedicated to my aunt who… Continue reading A Month of Loss & A Request for Support

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New Book Release: The Perfect Fake Boyfriend – A Romance Novella

Sush is a 30 plus single woman. She’s dealing with negative body image after her last boyfriend dumped her for gaining weight. Single and not ready to mingle, her parents put her in a tough spot when they ask her to come to a cousin’s wedding with a romantic partner – even if it’s a… Continue reading New Book Release: The Perfect Fake Boyfriend – A Romance Novella

Books, writers, Writing

Guest Post by Author Devika Fernando – Choosing the Setting for my Romance Books

Thank you for hosting me on your blog, Sue! Prince Vivaan would send you jewels but he’s currently too busy wooing Ashley… I write what I call “international romances” because I’ve always enjoyed armchair travel – and because I’m a child of a mixed marriage, so I love multicultural love stories. Even my royal romances… Continue reading Guest Post by Author Devika Fernando – Choosing the Setting for my Romance Books

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M is for Marketing Your Book

Welcome again to our series of blog posts where eight of us – Devika Fernando, Preethi Venugopala, Paromita Goswami, Adite Banerjie, Ruchi Singh, Reet Singh, Saiswaroopa Iyer and I – will post on a myriad of writing-related topics with the topic corresponding to the Alphabet of the Week. Today, I'll be talking about marketing your… Continue reading M is for Marketing Your Book

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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

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A Snippet from My Small, Thin Indian Wedding

My in-laws found the story super cute. They remarked that I didn’t seem that shy. I was indeed shy expressing such deep feelings unless the object of my affection was a cat. Or dog. It was time to change the topic of conversation for my sanity, so I gestured at the bakery box on the… Continue reading A Snippet from My Small, Thin Indian Wedding