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May 10, 2014

Why I want to be more like this Young Adult

This is not a long post, because I am in the throes of trying to write Ruby Iyer’s story.  Actually, I can’t say I am writing her, as much as she is leading me. Ruby has her own energy, from the moment of her conception. She finds her friends and plots […]
April 23, 2014

Is this the future of Bollywood Chat Shows?

Can you convince Bollywood stars to take part in a show, which is not on a TV channel and not supported by big budget producers?  Where they don’t get paid: one not driven by TRP’s,  and which is unscripted so the stars can speak their mind? Devansh Patel did. Devansh […]
April 19, 2014

When Luck Turns Up I will be Here #treeoflaxmi

Shivering in the morning chill: champagne air which the British found only in the hill stations of India, I huddle deeper into my sweatshirt. Pulling the hood over my head, I peer into the predawn darkness, trying to see my companion: the only other soul awake at this insane hour. I […]
April 18, 2014

How to Make it to the Top 5% of Indies

I met Fran Pickering a few years ago, when I had just published my first book, and she was debating whether to publish hers. Then she plunged in. Today Fran’s novel, the Cherry Blossom Murder has made it to the quarterfinals of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2014. That’s 5% […]
March 22, 2014

21 Till I Die

21 days of repeating the same action day after day creates a habit. It takes another 21, of abstinence to break it. Surviving the first twenty-one weeks in a womb normally means a good chance you will get through the next nineteen; to emerge into the unknown: walking a path […]