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
I had blogged earlier about the inclusion of my essay ‘Jane Austen Lives in India’ in the anthology Cocktails with Miss Austen. Here’s a tantalizing glimpse of the print books! The book is out in the world since November. It had a great launch day and even made it to number one in Amazon UK’s … More Jane Austen in India!
In honour of the first anniversary of demonetization, here’s a little crime story that I published on Juggernaut to celebrate the occasion. Read, like, share, let me know what you think, please! If you like the story please share it with your friends and family. If you don’t like it then definitely share it with … More The Demons of November
I am thrilled to report that my story The Prodigal Daughter was published in Reedsy as a winner of their previous week’s writing prompt. Do take a look and like/share/comment on it! If you haven’t come across Reedsy before, I highly recommend you subscribe to their writing prompts. They offer editorial consultation and they also … More The Prodigal Daughter