Tag Archives: romance

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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“Trouble” Travels to the US!

Extremely delighted to announce that Trouble Has a New Name will release in N.America on 20 April, 2015 as a Harlequin Special Release edition! Here’s hoping that American readers will take Rayna and Neel to their hearts! Blurb: Will you … 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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Jan Scarbrough — Researching a book can be so much fun!

It gives me great pleasure to showcase my author friend Jan Scarborough’s romance novel Kentucky Blue Bloods. This is the 8th book in her Bluegrass Reunion Series. Jan is an avid horseback rider and not surprisingly her love for horses … Continue reading

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The Bollywood Romance: Interview with Harlequin Author Susanna Carr

Bollywood is no longer just a South Asian phenomenon. It has crossed over into other cultures and is inspiring authors to explore Bollywood themes, South Asian characters and more. One such author is Susanna Carr, who is known for her … Continue reading

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Share your “Trouble” Stories… and win a surprise gift!

Hey!! Time for some fun and games to keep the celebrations of the Trouble has a New Name release going… Rayna Dutt, protagonist of Trouble Has A New Name, believes that Trouble always comes gift-wrapped in large size packs when … Continue reading

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Crafting Character-Driven Plots

I have often been accused of writing stories that are plot-driven. And I plead guilty as charged! Blame it on my training in screenwriting, a medium where action is more important than words. As a screenwriter you learn to steer … Continue reading

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Collaborating to tell stories: the Harlequin India initiative

Hollywood has a long tradition in adapting stories. “Probably half the movies made are adaptations of one sort or another,” writes screenwriter John August in his blog. “The original source material might have been a novel, a short story, an … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Indian Tycoon’s Marriage Deal

Happy Valentine’s Day! Since we are celebrating all things romance,  here’s an excerpt from my book… I hope you enjoy the meet cute between Krish and Maya. A little shameless plug coming up: do consider buying the book. You will … Continue reading

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Building your Writing Chops

The New Year is upon us. Many of us have resolved to write and here’s a blog post that I hope will motivate all of you to work on your resolution… How often have you had a flash of inspiration … Continue reading

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