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Ten Things that Authors Need to Understand about Branding and Marketing

The world of publishing is going through enormous changes. Big publishing houses are consolidating, marketing budgets are shrinking. Online book selling is here to stay and the old business model of distribution-driven book selling is working less and less. Simultaneously, … Continue reading

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Author-as-Brand: More Cons than Pros for Newbie Authors (part 1)

A newbie author-brand is a high risk investment for risk-averse publishers 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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What Not to Do When Looking for a Publisher or Agent

A recent blog post sparked a lot of interest among visitors and pingbacks from writer-bloggers who offered their own take on the question that is never far away from the thoughts of every wannabe author: How does one find a … 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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The Call!

If you have ever submitted a manuscript to a publishing house, you will know the significance of those two little words. The Call. The moment for which wannabe authors spend their days and nights obsessing over their manuscripts before sending … Continue reading

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