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February 9, 2013

Has the author’s role changed in the digital age?

I attended the first Writing in a Digital Age conference organised by The Literary Consultancy (TLC) in 2012. I had just come off e-publishing my first novel and was flush with the adrenaline of going Indie. I went because it was the first time I had come across a formal […]
February 3, 2013

What does it take to start a startup?

When Taavet Hinrikus, moved from Estonia to London, he was shocked at the bank rates he had to pay to send money back to his hometown. Then, a friend and fellow Estonian faced the same problem and talking about it, they came up with an idea to beat the system. Taavet […]
January 18, 2013

Why does it take death to recognise life?

Sophiya Haque, 1971 – 2013 I saw her in Akasa & thought she was the most beautiful thing in the galaxy. Then met her and knew it was for real. It was 1993, and thanks to STAR TV beaming the avaricious world of Bold and the Beautiful  into the subcontinent, […]
January 14, 2013

Is TWH really the new TDH?

Tall, Fair and Handsome?  “…Fair complexion has always been associated with success and popularity. Men and women alike desire fairness, it is believed to be the key to a successful life.” Gaaah! It’s a joke, a pun, a tongue-in-cheek take of a that old adage of how being blonde and […]
January 8, 2013

I am a Voyeur not a Player (conclusion to Rockstar – a Love Story)

“You are not the only one on this planet you know?” Tiina can hear the anger threading through the girl’s voice like a whiplash. His voice drops to a murmur in reply so she can’t hear the words. She watches in surprise then as they embrace. Oh! So that’s how this […]