Interview with Namrata (Founder- Keemiya Creatives)

Namrata founded Keemiya Creatives in 2018 with the idea of making publishing accessible to writers. We offer both pre-publishing and post-publishing support to writers that include editing, beta-reading to online book marketing. Our services include Amazon marketing and customized social media marketing. We offer offline marketing only in select cities. You can write to usContinue reading “Interview with Namrata (Founder- Keemiya Creatives)”

Announcement: Publishing Workshop 101

We are excited to announce our online workshop on Publishing happening in January 2023 in collaboration with Purple Pencil Project. As announced in the previous post, this workshop will be led by Namrata, Founder of Keemiya Creatives. Namrata is a board member at Purple Pencil Project apart from being a freelance writer and editor. AContinue reading “Announcement: Publishing Workshop 101”

Of Books, Writing, Editing and Publishing

Last weekend, I was invited by the Himalayan Writing Retreat for a session on Editing for Writers with the First Draft Club. It was a panel discussion with another wonderful freelancing editor, Ganesh Vancheeswaran. We talked about the role of editing, and why it is important for a writer (irrespective of the type of publishingContinue reading “Of Books, Writing, Editing and Publishing”

New Release: Of Giants and Windmills – An Autobiography by Moosa Raza

Niyogi Books announces the publication of Of Giants and Windmills, an autobiography by former IAS officer Moosa Raza which also includes his first-hand account of the aftermath of the Babri Masjid demolition, in his capacity as Advisor to the Governor of Uttar Pradesh For the author, writing this book was not only a jog down memory lane but a deep desireContinue reading “New Release: Of Giants and Windmills – An Autobiography by Moosa Raza”

Author Confessions: 10 things I wish I knew about being an author that I don’t know as a blogger by Namrata

I started blogging in 2011 and eventually got published in 2013. It was a short story that had been chosen for an anthology by a reputed publishing house. It kind of felt surreal in many ways as till then I was writing only for myself. This published story gave me a sneak peek of theContinue reading “Author Confessions: 10 things I wish I knew about being an author that I don’t know as a blogger by Namrata”

New Release: The Powerful, The Powerless by Shiva Dhuli

About the Book This story is set in a fictitious country where deceitful, Machiavellian politicians, who commit heinous crimes without batting an eyelid, pretend to be the guardians of the country, making a farce of democracy.Bharat, the protagonist of the novel, is a humble, young man from a lowly background who has big dreams. ButContinue reading “New Release: The Powerful, The Powerless by Shiva Dhuli”

Cover Reveal – Lahore by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

Lahore The first book of The Partition Trilogy by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar About the book In the months leading up to independence, in Delhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Vallabhbhai Patel are engaged in deliberations with British Viceroy Dickie Mountbatten over the fate of the country. In Lahore, Sepoy Malik returns home from the Great War hoping to win hisContinue reading “Cover Reveal – Lahore by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar”

News from the literary world

Indian readers’ wish-list fulfilled; Himalayan Writing Retreat launches country’s first weekly bestseller book list Indian readers’ wish-list fulfilled; Himalayan Writing Retreat launches country’s first weekly bestseller book list Nielsen data-backed list includes 60% Indian book sales across online and physical stores Weekly Update on Top 50 Fiction, Top 50 Non-Fiction and Top 25 Children’s booksContinue reading “News from the literary world”

New Release: The Soul Crafter by Barry Cheema

About the Book The Holy Grail School had a long-term reputation as an institution of stern discipline, good behaviour, and high goals. One day, something goes wrong. Everything changes as if someone had cast a spell on the entire school. ’You think you are not hypnotised but the reality is that you already are. AndContinue reading “New Release: The Soul Crafter by Barry Cheema”