I detect a touch of dissent Waking in my every sense As my nose follows your scent All I need is a weak pretense To sniff in your direction, sweet smelling Purer than a fresh breath of air Of roses or lavender, there’s no telling Is a whiff of your fragrant, silken hair I hold… Continue reading The scent of you
I stare out at the heather skies, feeling the wind chill on my face and forearms. There’s going to be ice out there one day soon, but not yet. Just not yet. I see my neighbors potted plant wilting away, not for lack of love, but for lack of sunlight. It gets me thinking about… Continue reading Life at the end of the tunnel
What it takes to make a home Dear Diary, I sit here in a vacant chair at a strange airport, feeling the weight of dirt and grime of three continents on my skin and hair. Home never felt more far away this moment, as the air felt warm and balmy as it washed my face.… Continue reading Diaries from Suburbia (Chapter 2)
Leaving on a jet plane Dear Diary, Constancy has a sadistic way of changing, constantly. Life changing things happen to all sorts of people, all the time. Things that made me not want to get out of bed, things that kept me from going to bed in the first place. Don't think for a minute… Continue reading Diaries from Suburbia (Chapter 1)
Author's note I'm too young to write a memoir. But I have an awesome story to tell. You see, almost nine months back, I left my home back in the warm climes of Western India and moved thousands of miles away to the United States, and as a result experiencing the joys of leading a… Continue reading Diaries from Suburbia (Author’s note)
I'm offering a holiday discount for the Kindle version up until the end of the year, making At First Sight available for $0.99 (that is the minimum price Amazon requires me to set, else I would have made it available for free). Amazon works in mysterious ways; the price is fluid based on demand, so… Continue reading Holiday discount: Kindle editions of “At First Sight” at $0.99 or less!
Here are a few excerpts from my recently concluded interview with Smashwords. Read the full interview here. What is your writing process? I don't follow a rigid writing process, especially since I prefer to write on an ad hoc basis whenever inspiration strikes. I start with a main character, and add characters as and when… Continue reading Know your author – Interview with Smashwords
At First Sight has received a 4-star review from a fellow author! Madhuri Varma, published author of 1 Love, 2 Religions: A Romantic Dilemma, has so graciously published her review of At First Sight. She has been extremely kind to take the time and provide an in-depth critique of the book, which she also shared… Continue reading At First Sight – 4-star review!
At First Sight launched across several popular eBook retailers today. Here's your chance to get your digital copy at a great price of $1.50. Choose one of the links below to buy from your favorite retailer! Many more will be added shortly. Watch this space!
It feels like just yesterday that I was scrambling around putting the finishing touches on "At First Sight", my maiden book project, in time for it's big worldwide launch on February 1, 2014. It has been slightly more than a month since that day, and I'm really proud of the way it has fared internationally… Continue reading One month down, still going strong!