Category Archives: Random Musings

Top 3 Lessons I Learnt While Writing Book #3

I sometimes wonder if the writer is truly in control of the story that she’s writing. A thought, that has often popped up during the writing process, again reared its head when I recently finished the manuscript of my third … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day — What’s the Big Deal about it?

Valentine’s Day is here. Take a look around you. You can’t miss it–not unless you decide to take a trip to the Mars. Marketers go to town trying to sell everything from heart shaped chocolates and flowers to cell phones … Continue reading

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2014 Wrap-Up Write-Up

It’s a bone chilling 9 degrees C in Delhi as I write this. Looking out into my tiny lawn from my writing desk, everything is shrouded in a haze and I can virtually “see” the cold! Even my thirteen-going-on-three-year-old puppy … Continue reading

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Ladakh – The Colours of Life

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away. – Hilary Cooper Breathless in Ladakh When I landed in Leh, with a gang of twenty women out to spend … Continue reading

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The growth of Indian literary fests

Originally posted on AditeBanerjie:
World Book Fair 2014, New Delhi Indians are among the world’s top readers according to a recent survey. While the survey and its findings may be open to debate, the fact remains that there has been…

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The growth of Indian literary fests

Indians are among the world’s top readers according to a recent survey. While the survey and its findings may be open to debate, the fact remains that there has been a spurt in the reading habit like never before. The … Continue reading

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Global Novelists at the Jaipur LitFest

The Jaipur LitFest is a celebration of all things related to writing. Whether you are a reader, novelist, aspiring author, screenwriter, poet, graphic artiste or just a lover of books, Jaipur Lit Fest should definitely be on your to-do destination. … Continue reading

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When Creative License is Not Enough

Here is a post that I wrote for Her Film Project. It discusses how films often, in the name of commercialism, seek to portray cliched stereotypes of women. A recent example is Ekta Kapoor’s psycho-thriller flick, Ek Thi Dayan. Can … Continue reading

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Celebrating 100 Years of Indian Cinema

On the occasion of the ongoing centenary celebrations of Indian cinema, I requested my friend Aloke Kumar to share his views of Indian cinema. Aloke is a man of many talents and his views and observations about films have always … Continue reading

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A Happy Ending and a New Beginning!

A little more than a year after my novel-writing journey began, I am finally approaching my destination. Yes, my debut novel will be published in September this year by Harlequin Mills & Boon and the title is {drum roll, please!} … Continue reading

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