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In Conversation with Veena Nagpal

It’s that time of the year again. Come winter and drum beats for the Jaipur Literary Festival billed as the greatest literary show on earth, start sounding loud and clear. At the curtain raiser for JLF 2019 (January 24-28) Co-director Namita Gokhale announced an entire session on a brand new theme – Cli-Fi. “We have…

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Wedding Memories

Anushka – Virat, Ranveer – Deepika, Priyanka – Nick and if rumours are to believed, Ranbir – Alia will follow soon. What do they have in common? Gorgeous, perfectly groomed couples, exotic locales, heartstoppingly beautiful venues…fairy tale weddings. As the pictures and videos flood our timelines, we can’t help but watch engrossed in these flawlessly…

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  Self-publishing, should you choose the mode, is a complete project in itself. The high is that the author is in full control of all the aspects of the book; story, content, cover, release date, marketing etc. But self-publishing can become confusing and overwhelming if one doesn’t understand the step by step picture of the…

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Monkeying Around

For those of you who read my previous post, you know that I landed in Thailand harried, sleepless and exhausted. We reached Krabi and checked in to an absolutely gorgeous hotel. Yay. I processed about five seconds of its gorgeousness before both Z and I hit the bed and didn’t wake up until next morning….

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Unblocking Writer’s Block: 4 Tips

  Personally, I’ve never experienced writer’s block – but that’s because I don’t permit myself to acknowledge that it actually exists. There is nobody or nothing “blocking” you like a lock on your keyboard. Sure, there are times in life when you might not feel like writing or when you’ve had to pause writing for…

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Pantless in Business Class

“I want to go home!!!” My toddler wailed as I walked her up and down the aisle of the plane. We’d been planning this family holiday, to celebrate my father’s 70th birthday, for what felt like forever. The entire family coordinated schedules, travel and location wish lists and kid’s school holiday schedules to make this…

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Confessions of a newborn mom

  Hello baby girl, You’re the pint sized tornado that hit me six months back and my world hasn’t stopped spinning since. Just between you and me, I have a confession to make. I didn’t prepare for us. I didn’t spend hours reading up on or researching the best way to mother you or raise…

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