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Why Your Manuscript Needs to be Handled Well
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Why Your Manuscript Needs to be Handled Well

Monday, August 20, 2018 @ 10:00 AM
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You have finally done it – you have the two magic words, The End. And your manuscript is ready to turn into a book! Yet, there is many a slip between the cup and the lip. A lot of first time authors do not understand the gravity of choosing the right publisher, where their precious […]

Why Self Publishing is not a Dirty Word
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Why Self Publishing is not a Dirty Word

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 @ 02:25 PM
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In the world of books, authors often scramble to make their voices heard. And there are a number of ways to do so, depending on your calibre and your standing as an author. While traditional publishing still remains a good, albeit slow, route towards securing your book on bookshelves, there are a number of other […]

Translating your Idea into a Book
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Translating your Idea into a Book

Monday, July 02, 2018 @ 02:28 PM
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Turning an idea into a book is an exciting process – yet one that is also fraught with a number of challenges. So, you wake up one day with the hangover of an idea that desperately wants to see the light of day and find its way into the hands of a reader as a […]

A Fresh New Look at Motivation
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A Fresh New Look at Motivation

Friday, February 02, 2018 @ 01:29 PM
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Motivation can have many forms and it can hit you any time, anywhere. For me, personally, the motivation to finally and formally kickstart the publishing arm of my brand began with a chance meeting. Captain Rakesh Walia – a notable public figure – and his many talks have managed to find a fan in me, […]

Welcome to Introvert Anonymous
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Welcome to Introvert Anonymous

Monday, September 25, 2017 @ 12:34 PM
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I will come straight out and admit it – I am an introvert. I hide behind my laptop or phone in perpetual incognito mode. From this ‘vantage point’, I look at the world and make my own without having to merge the two places. Which is why this next book appealed to me so much! […]

Romantic Bottom Lines: The V Day List
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Romantic Bottom Lines: The V Day List

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ 01:10 PM
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Books have the power to trigger active imagination and set one’s pulse racing with the mere thought of a wayward “what if”. This Valentine’s Day, gift your loved one a book or curl up with the tome of your choice – take a pick from this cool list of characters doomed in love, or those […]

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What is education if it does not probe and make the student look deep within to find a way to wreck magic on the world outside? Accordingly, ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education), one of the main evaluation and cirriculum setting bodies in Indian schools, has decided to do away with Hemingway and Shakespeare in […]

Four Reasons to Read Twinkle Khanna
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Four Reasons to Read Twinkle Khanna

Saturday, November 19, 2016 @ 01:38 PM
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I started off as an ardent fan of her columns and got hooked on to her book, Mrs Funny Bones. With her new book titled The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad, author, designer and former Bollywood starlet promises a punch as she remains steadfast in her dedication to tickle our funny bones and stop to smell […]

Purani Dilli – The Bazaar Trail
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Purani Dilli – The Bazaar Trail

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 @ 12:42 PM
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Our sojourn around Purani Dilli was drawing to a stop, and I had to make the most of it. After coming out of the streets crammed with historic Havelis, I decided to try my hand at some shopping. After all, what is the point of being in Old Delhi and coming back empty handed? So, after […]

Crafting the Perfect Title for your Book
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Crafting the Perfect Title for your Book

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 @ 12:11 PM
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Busy writing your book under the tentative title? Sometimes, for all the inspiration in the world, the one thing that eludes you as you churn out your masterpiece and potential bestseller, is the perfect title. That perfect line, phrase or word that will capture the essence of your book and hold the reader’s attention long […]