Every year, Indian Top Blogs lists it’s Directory of best Indian Blogs. I am delighted to share with you that this blog features in the list one more time. It is one of the 525 blogs chosen for this honour. I feel quite elated today. I started this as my writing blog called, “Writing To Be Read” and as you know merged all my writing related stuff into this blog/website some time ago. Continue reading “Directory of Best Indian Blogs 2013-14”
Recently, Leena Chanda asked me for an interview for her blog. My answers to her questions throw some light on what has fashioned me and my writing. Yes, I guess it’s better late than never. Read the full interview here.
I am delighted to find ” Writing To Be Read” listed amongst the Top Indian Blogs for 2012-13. This is a listing of 541 best blogs in English about India/by Indians. This blog has given me great pleasure as I share thoughts, experiences and links about books, authors and the craft of writing. This is just the start, there is so much more to be done.
I had the pleasure of participating in the Second OL Book Reading Festival held at The Lawrence School, Lovedale recently.
I was delighted to participate in the Second OL ( Old Lawrencians) Book Reading Festival that was organized as part of the 155th Founder’s Celebrations, in my alma mater, The Lawrence School, Lovedale on May 2, 2013. Continue reading “Second OL Book Reading Festival, The Lawrence School, Lovedale”
I always find it an interesting experience to interact with the young. I like to see what they think about and try to understand things from their perspective. I was delighted therefore to accept an invitation from the Trio World School, in Bangalore where I live, to speak to their students. This event was organized as part of their Literary Week. Continue reading “My Talk At Trio World School”
I had a book reading for my second thriller, Lucky For Some, 13″ which you can order from Flipkart, amongst other portals recently. During this interaction, which took place at Bangalore’s Easy Library, we had a very interesting conversation about authors, their styles of writing, how they approach a plot and many other related aspects. These points set me thinking. I would like to share some of the points that stayed in my mind at the end of the session. Continue reading “As An Author, What Works For You?”
Recently, my Club which is the oldest of its kind in Bangalore where I live had a sale of old books. I was one of those who made a beeline, not quite knowing what to expect. I felt there could be some good books up for sale at extremely low prices. I was not disappointed. Continue reading “Ah, these old books!”
I am preparing for an event to take place on March 16. It’s a book reading to be held here in Bangalore at Easy Library.
Here are details of the event. Continue reading “Book reading at Easy Library, March 16, 2013”
I was delighted to be invited to join the panel of judges for the 7th Annual Short Story Challenge 2013, organized by NYC Midnight. It was an honor for me to accept. Continue reading “7th Annual Short Story Challenge 2013”