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June 26, 2012

Beyond the four letter word: Indian Indie cinema

Watching Gangs of Wasseypur, the opening film of the London Indian Film Festival (LIFF), it was not the lyrics of the Bihari folk song which translates as: “You’ll know my name when I fuck you dry … Ain’t I nice, I just fucked you twice” that stayed with me; nor […]
June 16, 2012

Rob Kroese: Go for it, life

I met Rob Kroese at a recent writers’ conference and was instantly struck by his pleasant ‘everyday man who knows what he wants and goes after it attitude.’ It was invigorating to find an author who was self-published, successful & proud of it. Not lurking in the shadows with an […]
June 10, 2012

Dare to be an Indie Author?

 “So are you going to self-pub?” I asked a friend who has spent years polishing her manuscript, collecting rejection slips and looking out for that long awaited email which asks for the entire novel. “I don’t know, how do you know when you should, and what happens if I were […]
June 3, 2012

Ania Ostrowska: My first reader

I am very curious about you my reader. Who are you? Where do you live? What do you do when not reading? Why did you actually pick up my novel?  In this Reader Avatar series, I ask you the same, so I can get to know you better 🙂 If […]
May 31, 2012

Union Jill-Indian

I was five when I first saw the Gateway of India located in Colaba, Bombay opposite that other famous edifice, the Taj Mahal Hotel. Fighting through the crowds on the unforgiving local trains, my parents and extended cousins had travelled in all the way from the suburb of Andheri, an […]