Most Common Questions Faced by First Time Authors

First time authors face many dilemmas, from publishing to marketing to sales. Based on our interactions with our listeners we are posting some of the most commonly asked questions. Needless to say, majority of the listeners are first time authors who have written a book. Most Commonly Asked Questions on Publishing a Book Why should […]

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How To Write And Publish a Bestseller in India

How to write a bestseller in India is and has remained a mystery for many. Over the past few weeks, I have followed the Top Selling, Newly Arrived, and the Most Popular sections of online booksellers such as Amazon and Flipkart with interest, and today it was time to visit a physical bookstore. I was both […]

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The Story Behind the Name MyKitaab

The Word Kitaab Means a Book in Arabic, Hindi, Urdu and many other Indian languages. Before launching MyKitaab Podcast, I listened to several podcasts on book publishing for a number of years. I am adding a Small list of podcasts related to book publishing at the top of this post as a quick reference. Many […]

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How I Schedule Interviews for MyKitaab Podcast

Google Spreadsheets to Schedule podcasts: keeping it simple I use Google Spreadsheets to schedule interviews and release episodes. I manage my schedule: contacting guests, record interviews with guests and releasing the podcasts. As on December 17, 2015; I have recorded 22 episodes, and the pipeline is looking good- with commitments upto end of March! This […]

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The Four Operating System Household

Like many families, ours is a four operating system household : apple iOS, Android, Windows, and Linux.  I finally agreed with my wife that it is time to cut that number to three by the end of the month, and down to two before 2015 ends.  If we exclude the operating system in the TV, the […]

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