Article first published as “P.G.Wodehouse-A Life In Letters” Edited by Sophie Ratcliffe on Technorati. I am eagerly awaiting this new book, based on letters written by P.G.Wodehouse, edited by Sophie Ratcliffe.
Month: October 2011
My debut novel, “It Can’t Be You” (Cedar, November 2010), a psychological thriller, was recently reviewed by Life Wordsmith. I was very happy to see that the effort to develop the characters in my debut novel was appreciated. Continue reading “Book Review by Life Wordsmith”
I am delighted to see that eleven months after publication, ICBY is 168 out of 19,609 titles under “Suspense” in Flipkart. Order your copy with a 10 % discount.
I was delighted to accept an invitation to do a book reading for members of iBrowse, a book lovers club in Bangalore, India where I live. They have a laudable system where they invite authors to speak about their books.
Article first published as Booker Prize 2011 Goes To Julian Barnes on Technorati. There was a lot of debate this year about the criteria for judging the winner of the coveted Booker Prize. The results are out and the Booker Prize for 2011 goes to Julian Barnes.
The very popular portal, Good Reads has a section on Popular Indian Authors Books. ICBY lists in the 151-200 out of the 346 books listed. In another list titled , Popular Contemporary Indian Authors,, ICBY’s author, your truly, lists in the 1-50 out of 133 authors listed.
Words are particularly difficult little creatures to organise. They have minds of their own and will misbehave if not treated with respect. Some of them have inferiority complexes! Usually, the large words engage the writer’s efforts. Then the little words feel ignored. Out of spite they will change the sense of something so subtly. This is why, out of politeness, I try to court them by avoiding the larger and more impressive words that strut across the page creating the illusion of self-importance. Continue reading ““Words” : Guest Post by Dr. Niamh Clune”
|Article first published as Happy Birthday, Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse on Technorati. Here’s my small tribute to a writer who I consider a genius!|
KG4JVFNS7DZN I came across this useful checklist for writers by Maria Zainab. Many of the points seem obvious but we are guilty of ignoring them in our zeal to pound out more stuff for our readers. Thank you, Maria for this comprehensive list. It will act as an effective reminder for me as I am sure it will for many others.
Today I write about a few blog posts that caught my attention. They were informative to me and added to my knowledge and perspective on topics I would like to follow. The first one was an interview with Barry Eisler in the New York Observer. Mr. Eisler speaks of how he views the future of publishing. Continue reading “What Caught My Attention”