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Month: October 2010
The fourth to be introduced in the cast of characters in “It Can’t Be You” is Pritam , younger child and son of Col. Belliappa and his wife, Dinaz. If the Colonel has a military bearing with a clipped mustache and short hair cut, his son favors scuffed up jeans, long hair tied in a careless pony tail and a wild beard.
Have you made up your mind about NaNoWriMo? Are you in for it this year? You need to decide soon because November 1 fast approaches. I am sure people do NaNo for their own reasons. All of us may be keen on writing but all of us have different lives to lead, different responsibilities and consequently different kinds of schedules.
You would probably like Shefali Belliappa were you to meet her. The elder child and daughter of Col. & Mrs. Belliappa has clearly inherited the drop dead gorgeous looks from her mother, Dinaz.
Increasingly many writers, authors, readers, literary agents and publishers amongst others use Twitter. To share their thoughts and ideas, develop new perspectives, keep track of trends and chat with other like-minded folk. Their tweets are looked forward to and one follow’s someone whose thoughts, ideas etc we enjoy by way of their tweets. They in turn may choose to follow you if they find your tweets of interest. Continue reading “Twitter Hashtags”
NaNo 2010 starts just 5 days from now. Are you ready with your story plan? Are you staying with the structure you first thought of? Where will your story be set and in what period? Who are the principal characters? What genre would your story be in? These are some of the questions that come to mind as time marches on! If you haven’t signed on for NaNoWriMo 2010 yet, here‘s where you do it!
“Why have you described your novel as a “psychological thriller?” I was asked recently by a friend on seeing this site. As you know, the larger thriller genre itself is vast and has several sub-genres, one of which is the psychological thriller.
Continue reading “Psychological Thriller”
This is the second in the series of characters in “It Can’t Be You”. The stunningly beautiful Dinaz Dastur made many heads turn when aged 18 she attended a Ball at the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. One of the many who was taken in by her beauty that evening was Gentleman Cadet Belliappa. When he first saw her , he had no idea who she was. But he did know one thing! He had to make her his!! He had fallen head over heels in love.
63 years after the ruler signed an accession treaty to join India, militancy in Kashmir continues to be in the news. Yesterday, separatist leaders from Kashmir took the battle to the capital by having a meeting in Delhi with the agenda of “Azadi -The Only Way”. They want Kashmir to break away from the Indian state.
Have you had to change the name of your novel? Once? Several times? When I first wrote ” It Can’t Be You” my soon to be published (December 2010) debut novel, I had only one name in my mind. The name stems from a note left by a person who dies! I thought it quite appropriate.