I’ve always been a fan of the science fiction and fantasy journal Third Flatiron. Their Spring anthology, “Monstrosities,” is now available in ebook format on Amazon It is available free to Kindle Unlimited members. The 20 satirical, fantasy, and horror stories contained in the book would be a great read while you wait for spring … More Third Flatiron
I’m thrilled to report that my story The Wedding Guest is published in Litro, as part of their TuesdayTales! Do pop over and take a look! Please let me know what you think, and leave a comment on the site.
Ever since I picked up creative writing, I have written a mix of fiction and nonfiction. I launched my writing career with a nonfiction humour piece that found publication in a major Indian women’s magazine called Femina. I followed it up with several more pieces of humorous nonfiction, but I tried my hand at writing … More F or NF?
I recently posted about my story The Demons of November up on Juggernaut. It has garnered good ratings so far. Here’s the opener: The Demons of November The rooftop of our tenements affords us a direct view to Bansilal’s farmhouse just opposite. The ugly purple curtains framing his picture windows are drawn apart in that … More My story up on Juggernaut
A magical cradle, a feud between food groups, and a boy with a pet dinosaur – just the beginning of my daughter’s writing journey chronicled in my essay: https://www.parent.com/a-cradle-of-wishes/ … Please read, comment and share widely if you like it! #parenting #essay #writing
Happy New Year Everyone! A warm welcome to the 18th year of the current century and indeed, of the millennium! Each December I undertake a detailed review of the year gone by. You can read my past year-end summaries here, here and here. The first quarter of the year whizzed past in adjusting myself to … More The Millennium Enters Adulthood
Every so often, I list out the books I’ve managed to eke out precious time to read. The time constraints imposed by a day job and a baby means I have less time to read than ever before, so my annual totals are nothing to write home about. I have dipped from an average of … More What I’m Reading