New Release: I still love you by Joyita Basak

A message showed up, “I Still love you. I Still care for you.” She murmured to self, “I know.” Some people are very good at making new decisions, Armaan is one of them. Being a son of a celebrity industrialist, everything was at his doorstep. Still he wants to pursue his dreams for satisfaction andContinue reading “New Release: I still love you by Joyita Basak”

Friday Figments: Weekly Writing Prompt

Knock Knock! Put up your thinking caps and let this image tell you a story or whisper a poem. Let it be a short story, flash fiction or a free writing essay. Let the words just flow! As always, send in your write-ups inspired by the image to us and the best one gets aContinue reading “Friday Figments: Weekly Writing Prompt”

Wednesday Wisdom: Pitch Perfect

Did you know, the acceptance of your submission, also depends on your pitch. It plays an important role as it acts like a covering letter for your manuscript. A letter or email sent to an editor or agent which details an idea for a magazine, newspaper, book or other publication, along with an attempt toContinue reading “Wednesday Wisdom: Pitch Perfect”

New Release : The Prospect of Miracles – A Novel by Cyrus Mistry

ABOUT THE BOOK Pastor Pius Philipose, a charismatic priest from a small town in Kerala, is dead. As his adoring flock gathers around to mourn their ‘morally unblemished, upright, drenched-inthe- milk-of-human-kindness’ Pastor, his wife, Mary Agnes, at last free of her husband’s domineering presence, begins to recreate for the reader, in vivid detail, the terribleContinue reading “New Release : The Prospect of Miracles – A Novel by Cyrus Mistry”

New Release: How to Become Rich by Devdutt Pattanaik

ABOUT THE BOOK Lakshmi is worshipped as the goddess of wealth. Her arrival is considered auspicious, while her departure is bad and inauspicious. In temples, gods are bedecked with jewels; during festivals, our houses are decorated with flowers, lamps and Lakshmi’s footprints. Clearly, she is a much-desired goddess.

Book Review: The Lady in the Mirror by Charu Vashishtha

About the book Do you know what you really are? Or has life not tested you yet! 8 stories 8 situations 8 emotions Lata is quintessential Indian housewife. How come her blissful life got disturbed by all but a gentle sermon? The handsome Piyush had the world at his feet and yet his world wasContinue reading “Book Review: The Lady in the Mirror by Charu Vashishtha”

Upcoming Release: The Silence and the Storm- Narratives of Violence against Women in India by Kalpana Sharma

ABOUT THE BOOK From the rape of Mathura, a young tribal girl, by two policemen in Desaiganj, Maharashtra, in 1972, to the brutal sexual assault and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Kashmir, in 2018, the narrative around violence against women in India has barely changed. While laws have been reformed, societal structures thatContinue reading “Upcoming Release: The Silence and the Storm- Narratives of Violence against Women in India by Kalpana Sharma”

New Release: The Merman and the Book of Power – A Qissa by Musharraf Ali Farooqi

ABOUT THE BOOK The Merman and the Book of Power brings into the English the classical qissa genre, a fabulist storytelling form common to the oral and written literatures of Urdu, Persian, and Arabic. The book begins with the Mongol armies laying siege to Baghdad in 1258. Their attack does not cease from the earlyContinue reading “New Release: The Merman and the Book of Power – A Qissa by Musharraf Ali Farooqi”

Excerpt: The Lady in the mirror by Charu Vashishtha

From story “The Last Confession” I had everything fate could bestow upon. Money, great family and good looks. But I didn’t earn any of it. Sometimes when others related their struggles to me, I felt very shallow. I admired them for their journey, but I hadn’t experienced any of it. At college, I was quiteContinue reading “Excerpt: The Lady in the mirror by Charu Vashishtha”