Meet the Author: Devika Fernando

I am delighted to have the prolific, inspiring Devika Fernando with me here today. She is one of those fellow writers who I have been dying to meet in person. Well, hopefully some day soon when I venture out to see beautiful Sri Lanka. For now, here is more about Devika. Sue: You’re quite the…Read more Meet the Author: Devika Fernando


Meet the Author: Adite Banerjie

Hi everyone! Today I have the honor of bringing you closer to Adite Banerjie. A screenwriter, author of many books, and an animal lover. A true mentor and a talented writer, let's learn more about her. Sue: Thank you for joining us today, Adite. How does it feel to be back in the limelight with…Read more Meet the Author: Adite Banerjie

Daily Word Count

"How many words did you write today?"  That's a common question that we writers often ask each other. A novella is a minimum of 20,000 words while a full length novel can be anything above 50,000 - so that's a lot of words to write, make pretty and get ready for publication. Famous writers have…Read more Daily Word Count


Meet the Author: Reet Singh

Hi everyone! Today starts my Meet the Author series of blog posts where you will get to meet some of the coolest authors I've had the privilege of interacting with. I am starting with the gorgeous, versatile, and FABULOUS Reet Singh. Last October, I had the pleasure of meeting Reet at the Noida Lit Fest.…Read more Meet the Author: Reet Singh


Why Books are Awesome 

My beautiful relationship with books began before I could read. I was blessed with a bookworm mother who loved taking me to the public libraries wherever we lived in the United States. Plus, she read books to me every day. Those activities and a house full of books made sure that I'd grow up to…Read more Why Books are Awesome 


Ready to Write – a poem 

Empty pages on the desk, A heart full of hurt. Hungry emotions in the soul, A hand ready to write.


Writing is not for the Weak

My favourite aunt would call me Miss Ekhunni. In Bengali, that means Miss Now. She meant that I wanted everything RIGHT NOW. Whether it was a pair of shoes or a  book, I’d seldom wait. But then I became a writer. Patience became a part of my life. I had no choice. My first two…Read more Writing is not for the Weak