5 Most Terrifying Classic Horror Books

End of October is here and, although 2020 was nothing less than a long horror spell, it is only natural for a horror reader and writer to share some of my favourite books in the genre that truly terrifying me. If you are new to this genre, these books would be a great starting pointContinue reading “5 Most Terrifying Classic Horror Books”

5 Bookish Websites That Every Book Reader Must Know

I strongly believe that to be a better writer, you have to be a reader first. I mean, why would you even write, if you don’t like reading in the first place?! I have a very strong opinion about people who want to write even when they don’t like reading, but I’ll discuss it someContinue reading “5 Bookish Websites That Every Book Reader Must Know”

8 Steps To Develop A Reading Habit

A lot of people love reading but when it comes to practising it on a regular basis most of them fail. Wonder why? More often than not daily life, responsibilities and “important” things come in between you and your love for the written word. Oft times we get too involved or busy in other thingsContinue reading “8 Steps To Develop A Reading Habit”

RMFAO 2018 Classics Catchup

Want to read more classics? Re-read an old favourite? A book you missed by a favourite author? Or just browse and discover a forgotten author? This year we are moving the general guideline up to pre-1950, but there are quite a few later books (mainly from the 1960s) that are also acceptable. A wonderful bonusContinue reading “RMFAO 2018 Classics Catchup”

RMFAO 2017 Reading Challenges

Hey, everyone. 2017 is almost upon us! It is December, the most magical time of the year, and more so because this is the month we decide and announce the RMFAO Reading Challenges for the coming year! If you don’t already know, RMFAO is my reading group on Goodreads and it is co-moderated by myContinue reading “RMFAO 2017 Reading Challenges”

Deceived Cover Release!

Hello, everyone. Today is a very big day for me, as it is the Cover Release day of Deceived! Without saying anything else, I’d like to present to you the cover of my debut novel – Deceived. Please feel free to share the cover image on your social media accounts and blogs. Reblogs are alsoContinue reading “Deceived Cover Release!”

Writing Manifesto – A Gift

Hello everyone, You can grab a free copy of my e-book Writing Manifesto by subscribing to my Newsletter. In this book, you’ll find the inspiration to stay focused on your writing and the confidence to call yourself a writer without any hesitation. This book is not for sale and has been written only as an exclusiveContinue reading “Writing Manifesto – A Gift”

My New WIP- Sinister Town

Exactly a year before, Deceived was only an idea in my head which kept on brewing constantly until I finally decided to get it on paper. And today here I am with Deceived getting published and another book’s first draft in hand. This sure has been one hell of a year for me. Let meContinue reading “My New WIP- Sinister Town”

The Book Courtship Book Tag

Thank you, Marje, for tagging me for the Book Courtship Book Tag. Marje is one of my really close (and favourite) blogger buddies and is an amazing writer. Do visit her blog, Kyrosmagica, if you want to befriend an insightful and talented author.   Here’s a link to Marje’s blog post about the tag: https://kyrosmagica.wordpress.com/2015/10/27/the-book-courtship-book-tag/ Phase 1Continue reading “The Book Courtship Book Tag”

Writing Progress #1

Hey everyone! After successfully writing my first draft in June (JuNoWriMo) with a little more than 50,000 words (you can read about it ), I joined Camp NaNoWriMo for this month (July) with a target of 60,000 words. I’ve been writing non-stop from last one and a half month and I’m going to keep writing tillContinue reading “Writing Progress #1”

JuNoWriMo 2015 Winner!

And I’m done! Slogged a bit in these past few days but finally I made it! Total word count: 51,284 words I’m done with the first draft of my book with chapters in details and scenes in super details. Now, I’ll be joining Camp NaNo for editing my first draft and simultaneously writing the secondContinue reading “JuNoWriMo 2015 Winner!”

Reading ‘ascm’ files on MacBook

I wouldn’t have come across this horrific file type had I not been a NetGalley addict. I requested a dozen Graphic Novels and when I was approved, I found out that their format was “.ascm” which doesn’t open in Kindle and most of the e-readers. I did ferocious Google searches every time I had free timeContinue reading “Reading ‘ascm’ files on MacBook”

Are you a “Professional Reader” at NetGalley?

“Do you love to discover new books? Do you review and recommend books online, in print, for your bookstore, library patrons, blog readers, or classroom? Then you are what we call a “professional reader,” and NetGalley is for you. Registration is free, and allows you to request or be invited to read titles, often advanceContinue reading “Are you a “Professional Reader” at NetGalley?”

National Readathon

Hi guys, this is a piece of news I came across on various blogs and Goodreads so I thought of sharing it with you guys and also to announce what I’ll be pledging to read. I read everyday but this feels like being a part of something bigger! So I’ve decided to participate inspite ofContinue reading “National Readathon”