Firstly, let me thank Heather McCorkle for putting the idea of having “writing” resolutions in my head. As a new year approaches, sure, we have our minds full of resolutions but honestly, I hadn’t thought of having separate ones for writing. I think it’s a particularly good idea as I intend to spend most of my time and energies in writing. So here goes..
Month: December 2010
A soldier and his family know that a war could result in a variety of consequences for him. He could return safely and be lauded as a hero. He could return with wounds and scars to remind him of the battles for the rest of his life. Or he could die in battle, which is the risk any military person runs.
Continue reading “Saddest aspect of War”
It Can’t Be You features in the Pustak Mahal stall at the 16th Delhi Book Fair at Pragati Maidan from December 25, 2010-January 2, 2011.
I am quickly finding out that writing is a fascinating subject and an equally fascinating business! There is so much to learn. As a relatively new author, I have found Daily Writing Tips to be an excellent site.
I am thrilled to say that my name has been added to the list of published authors in the National Novel Writing Month’s web site. When I first heard of NaNoWriMo one thing that struck me was that some of the successful participants had gone on to publish novels.
Delighted to share that my name has been included in the list of Published Authors at the National Novel Writing Month‘s website. I am so happy because this was something I was eagerly waiting for . I decided to participate in NaNoWriMo for the first time in 2009. I had of course heard of it years ago but although I had the inclination I was never able to make the time to attempt NaNo.
“A Book That Will Keep You Up At Night” writes Saaz Aggarwal, noted blogger and literary critic in her blog on books.
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Delighted to share a feature in The Hindu– one of India’s oldest and most respected newspapers- December 20, 2010.
Some excellent advice from A J Humpage who has been writing fiction for more than twenty years. She writes on how reading helps writers improve their writing! The best part of the article I thought was the “Questions to ask” after you have read a novel. For me, this process of seeing a novel through these questions, came as a new and interesting input. I am sure we would gain from the valuable feedback the answers to these questions would provide:
As the book becomes more easily available , both in shops in various cities in India and through on-line chains like Flipkart, Rediff Books and Pustak Mahal, (my publishers) of course, reviews will start coming in. “It Can’t Be You ” was recently reviewed by Sonia Safri in The Book Chums. Read the review here.