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Interview plus a teeny weeny look at my new book…

Rubina Ramesh of The Book Club is someone you can’t say no to! Why? Because she is one of the most generous persons I know who gives her time willingly and freely, loves books and spreads the word about authors … Continue reading

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#GuestPost by Author Kiran Manral: Why I Write Chick-Lit

Today I have the pleasure of hosting my one-time colleague, awesome author and diehard activist Kiran Manral. Kiran is the author of The Reluctant Detective (2012) which could more accurately be called mom-lit and Once Upon A Crush (2014) which … Continue reading

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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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“Writing and Medicine are inextricably linked”: Author Reet Singh

Everywhere you turn you see people giving up their professions to take up writing. Engineer-turned-authors and corporate honchos with author credentials are quite common these days. But rarely does one come across a writer who is a practising doctor by … Continue reading

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Meet Romance Author Jan Scarbrough

I first met Jan Scarbrough in an online writing workshop a couple of years ago and have stayed in touch ever since. I’m always fascinated by authors who multi-task and keep at their writing come shine or rain. Jan is … Continue reading

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Romancing Bollywood

Bollywood is known for its mushy romances and now it is inspiring authors of Mills & Boon romances. Ruchi Vasudeva, fellow-winner of Harlequin India’s Passions Aspiring Authors contest 2012, who debuted with her novel Bollywood Fiancé for a Day in … Continue reading

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Makeovers, making out and matchmaking

Milan Vohra is famously known as India’s first home-grown Mills & Boon author. Her The Love Asana brought the Mills & Boon variety of romance to Indian shores, complete with an Indian TDH hero, a curvy and cute heroine and … Continue reading

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When Bollywood Inspires Chick Lit

Bollywood-style romances, with songs and dances, and their own variation of the Hollywood rom-com cute meet, have found an audience globally. Recently I came across a chick-lit novel that has been inspired by Bollywood. Written by Nicola Marsh, an Australian … Continue reading

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The (Writing) Ring Contest

Flashback. 1970s. Bombay. Mount Mary’s Fair. The crowds are out in full force. A carnival-like atmosphere prevails. Ferris wheels and merry-go-rounds. Laughing mirrors and candy floss. Food stalls and merry-making crowds. As a kid, I always had a fascination for … Continue reading

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