Now-a-days, there is this huge trend of inculcating parts of well loved literature into daily items, including clothing, accessories, bags, candles and many others. It helps bring a personal touch to your belongings, add a little joy to otherwise ordinary items. There are lots of great quotes and drawings that look amazing when you print … Continue reading Why Bookish Clothing Is A Must For A Bookworm
Title: Let The Reason Be Love Author: Tuhin Sinha Publisher: Rupa Publishers Summary: What makes strangers fall in love? This remains a conundrum-one that neither technological breakthroughs, nor the most passionate of lovers has managed to unravel. While some may attribute attraction to shared sensibilities or even a karmic connection, the fact remains that love … Continue reading Book Review: Let The Reason Be Love
Title: The Star Touched Queen Author: Roshani Chokshi Publisher: Macmillan US Summary: Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of death and destruction, she has earned only the scorn and fear of her father's kingdom. While Maya is content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her world if torn apart when her father, … Continue reading Book Review: The Star Touched Queen
Title: Then The Door Bell Rang Author: Capri Jalota Publisher: Leadstart Publishing Private Limited Summary: One fine morning, Jane wakes up and stands upon the ledge of her 18th floor flat in Dubai Marina. Till a few years back, she was everything that would make anyone jealous – beautiful, rich and successful. But then the … Continue reading Book Review: Then The Door Bell Rang
~ New Release ~ Mauri by Saiswaroopa Iyer About the Book: She wanted to kill the man who others called a God. Love is but an obstacle in her path With her father’s death shattering her world, Mauri is torn away from everything she had once loved. Anger replacing every emotion within her, she … Continue reading Book Blitz: Mauri by Saiswaroopa Iyer
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is an award-winning and bestselling author, poet, activist and teacher of writing. Her work has been published in over 50 magazines and her writing has been included in over 50 anthologies. Her books have been translated into 29 languages and many of them have been used for campus-wide and city-wide reads. Several … Continue reading Author Interview: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Here’s a short alternate universe story I wrote this Holi.
Black and white.
Those were the names of the two colours that he could perceive. The other colours were just shades of them mixing with each other. Different shades of grey, they called it. The darkest shade was black and the lightest was white. The other shades were insignificant, not worth noticing; just like everyone he had ever met in his life.
Another stressful day in his office made Micheal wonder how he was going to complete the ginormous task in front of him. He leaned back on his chair, closed his eyes and listened to the dull whirr of the air conditioner. A knock on his door startled him. Andrea, the assistant, peeked in. “Sorry to disturb,” she said “But the manager wants to see you now.”
Michael sighed and got up. Andrea escorted him through the long corridor to the manager’s cabin. “It’s a beautiful day!” she said…
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To some people out there, being published is the biggest dream. But what exactly happens to your manuscript once you submit it to a publisher? If you thought wrapping up writing your book was the end of the journey, think again. In order to find out more about how a manuscript turns into a proper … Continue reading Publishing 101
Have an amazing 2018, everyone!
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Book: The Palace of Illusions Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Publisher: Picador Summary: A reimagining of the world-famous Indian epic, the Mahabharat—told from the point of view of an amazing woman. Relevant to today’s war-torn world, The Palace of Illusions takes us back to a time that is half history, half myth, and wholly magical. Narrated … Continue reading Book Review: The Palace Of Illusions