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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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Join me for a Facebook Chat on 29th October….

Hello Everyone. The “For Writers, By Authors” Group on Facebook is hosting a fun chat session with me on October 29th at 8.30 P.M. (India time). Feel free to ask me anything related to my books, writing, romance novels… Or … 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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The 100th Post Milestone… Looking back, looking forward

With this post I have completed a century of blog posts. Seems like a significant milestone in my blogging journey. And what a wonderful ride it’s been. Three years ago when I started this blog, I’d often wonder if my … 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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Writing About Casinos – A Trip into the Past, a Look into the Future

There are two types of successful writers: those who are compelled by an inner urge to tell stories and those who find inspiration from books, newspapers, movies and a myriad other sources and in the process discover a voice of … 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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A filmmaker’s journey of self-discovery

Vinod Pande is a name that many Indian filmgoers will recognise. As an auteur whose body of work has spanned three decades and includes films such as Ek Baar Phir, Yeh Nazdeekiyan and Sins, this filmmaker has never shied from … 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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Happy New Beginnings!

“The secret to a rich life is to have more beginnings than endings.” — Dave Weinbaum. At the start of 2013, I knew it was going to be an exciting year for me. I had taken a step into the … Continue reading

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