Mixed Feelings..

Another day, another rejection from a publisher. But that’s not what I am going to write about. A couple of days ago, I was at an alumni meet where I met an alumnus of a much refined vintage. It turns out that he was trying to get his first book published as well – a […]

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Back on Track

One of the most important things that I have learnt from talking to and reading about other authors is that they are incredibly focused when they are writing a book. Some have a set schedule: they might write during a specific time of the day. Others carry a letterpad and a pen to write down […]

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Submissions completed (or so one thinks)!

It has been over a month since my last post and my apologies for that..The whole process of identifying the publishers, researching their submission process, formatting requirements, and other minute details took much longer than I had imagined. It was a tedious exercise but a wonderful learning opportunity. When one scans the universe of publishers […]

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What Title To Use for Book?

First of all, thanks for your likes and the feedback to my earlier posts. I am a little slow in posting updates here, and I need to get more disciplined- both in terms of writing the book, as well as writing about the book. Now that I have identified a few publishers and contacted them, […]

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Sample chapters sent, now the wait begins..

I had decided to send the sample chapters off to the publishers specifically today. The reason was that today happens to be Akshay Tritiya, which is considered to be a very auspicious day in the part of the world I come from. Not that I am a superstitious person. It’s just that instead of sending […]

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A big Hello and welcome aboard

Welcome to my blog site! I wrote this blog post back in 2013, when I used to maintain a free wordpress blog. I think it is still around. You may find some of the information outdated, but I am retaining the post in its original form. This was the first blog post I ever wrote, […]

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