The most disciplined author around…

Every day, I read interviews and posts by authors who talk about how they maintain a strict, disciplined schedule and write a fixed number of hours a day or a certain number of words per day. I’m in awe. Literally. Mostly because I write about a hundred words per day and consider myself productive. So,…

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When You’re Not Enough

Two days ago, a freak thunderstorm felled two trees outside our house, literally blew my dog off our verandah and knocked out our power supply for over thirty hours. Close to three days of no electricity, no water since our motor didn’t work and no wifi (horror of horrors), leads to a lot of introspection…

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Top 5 Historical Romances

I adore historical romances and I wanted to share my favorite books in that genre with all of you. Peers, ladies and everyone in between. Balls, intrigue, scandals…what’s not to love? In no particular order, here are my top five favourite corset busting, breath heaving, swoon worthy historical romances: Lisa Kleypas has written some exceptional…

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Be Kind

In recent times, I’ve read, watched and heard news that makes me sick to my stomach. I’ve read about women being told that they should be raped for wearing skimpy clothes. I’ve watched as women and men are fat shamed and abused, physically, emotionally and verbally. Slut shaming, victim blaming, false allegations, children being beaten…

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A Congested Meet Cute

When G, my friend, informed me he was getting married in Kathmandu, my first reaction was “Followed by a reception in Hyderabad?” I couldn’t see myself jetting off to Kathmandu to attend a wedding where the only person I knew was the groom. A lot of emotional blackmail later that was exactly what I was…

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Fighting to get fit

I have never been the most fit person around. I’ve coasted through life being relatively slim to pleasantly plump. I’ve never actually managed to stay one size or shape instead I swing wildly from one end of the spectrum to the other thanks to health issues like thyroid and PCOD, unhealthy eating habits and little…

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Why I love the world of Fantasy

Gods, demons, vampires, changelings, shapeshifters, angels, telekinetics…the world is as diverse as the endless limits of our imagination. I’ve never attempted writing a paranormal or fantasy romance or story, but I love reading them. Why? Because there’s nothing normal or ordinary or bland about these characters and their stories. They’re superhuman, incredibly complex and irresistible…

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Choices

The choices we make. The ones we live for. And the ones we live with. February 2019 has been an incredibly hard month for me. My father was unwell and having complicated surgery in Mumbai. A surgery that ended up requiring two follow up surgeries to combat unexpected side effects. Unfortunately, the hospital involved refused…

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