Book Review :: ‘If You Only Knew Me’ by Divyata Rajaram

Blurb: If You Only Knew Me is a story of friendship, passion and intrigue set in Dubai, arguably one of the world’s most exciting cities to live in. Rupali, Anjali, Dipika, Sakina and Monica are five NRI women whose lives are glitzy and exciting as they flirt with high society within the charmed social circles…

Cover Reveal : Guardian Angel

Dear Readers, Early this year when I had released ‘The Bodyguard’, you all showed immense interest in one of the characters from the novel. At that time I wondered whether that kind of story was possible, but as they say the power lies in the hands of creativity. Giving in to the popular sentiments I…

Authors’ Tips – A to Z of Writing: B-Backstory

Dear readers and writers, Welcome to a new series of blog posts ‘Authors’ Tips – A to Z of Writing‘, where eight of us – Devika Fernando, Preethi Venugopala, Paromita Goswami, Adite Banerjie, Reet Singh, Sudesna Ghosh, Saiswaroopa Iyer and I – will post on various writing-related topics with the topic corresponding to the Alphabet…

Gratitude

There are times when I think what’s the need of writing an acknowledgement note. People, who know me, know that I am forever grateful for their help, motivation and encouragement. They don’t need an external endorsement or proof of my sentiments. But—there is always a ‘but’ to any argument 🙂 —I have realized (I’m glad…

Book Review :: ‘Carthick’s Unfairy Tales’ by T F Carthick

Blurb:An evil dragon. A damsel in distress. A concerned father seeking a savior. A hero galloping off to the rescue – a knight in shining armor. Now THAT is stuff of fairy tales.But what if the father’s real concern is for the dragon’s hoard; What if the damsel’s reason of distress is the marriage proposal…

Book Review:: ‘Avishi’ by Saiswaroopa Iyer

Genre: Mythological FictionBlurb:Long before the times of Draupadi and SitaImmortalised in the hymns of the Rig VedaBut largely forgotten to the memory of IndiaIs the Warrior Queen with an iron leg, Vishpala Brought up in the pristine forest school of Naimisha, Avishi reaches the republic of Ashtagani in search of her destiny. When Khela, the…

Book Review:: ‘Just me, the Sink & the Pot’ by Sudesna Ghosh

Blurb:Meet Pamela, an overweight girl who’s looking back at her school days. From longing for a Valentine to dealing with a sibling who hates her, Pamela has a lot to deal with. She even has a special bunch of friends at home who she can turn to – but they aren’t the kind of friends…