The Making of an Accidental Author


Adite- Orange Cover - smallHere’s a blog post that I wrote for RomanceUniversity.org

Accidents happen and I simply love them. Wait a minute. Before you decide I’m some kind of adrenaline junkie who jumps in front of speeding trains to get her daily risk fix, stop right there. I don’t mean the nasty, depressing, life-changing kind of accidents but the happy, inspiring, life-changing ones.

One such accident happened to me eighteen months ago when I found my name listed as one of three winners of the Harlequin Mills & Boon author auditions contest. Believe me, it wasn’t meant to happen. For one, I’d never ever won a contest in my life. Seriously. Not even a stupid key ring in one of those scratch-and-win-a-gift thingys that are routinely doled out at the shopping mall. Second, I never dared enter a writing contest for fear of losing. Yep, that’s how the cookie crumbles with this intrepid writer. Third, and most importantly, even hoping that my story – which I had bashed out in five days flat after wasting precious time on the to-contest-or-not question – would make it to the finals was like an ant’s wishful desire of surviving a Delhi downpour.

Read the full post here….

Advertisements

About Adite

Author & Screenwriter
This entry was posted in A Novel Journey and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to The Making of an Accidental Author

  1. What a wonderful way end up publishing something you love. Great narrative, thanks.
    BB

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s