Amazon Vs Hachette : Amazon writes to authors Got this email today from Amazon. My stance on this…. Books need to be priced higher… ebooks and paperbacks both need to be […]
Doodling to Writing... the journey for me passed through the world of banking. I am author by passion and a banker by profession.
GOD IS A GAMER – worlds first BITCOIN thriller
My next book GOD IS A GAMER releases on 5th of September. GOD IS A GAMER, is the worlds first Bitcoin Thriller. A hundred chapters to read in a little over 320 pages, […]
Oh! What a Crush! – the story of my brief but intense love affair
Playing Candy Crush on the iPad was like experiencing ‘Vegas on Steroids’. I started playing Candy Crush some time in August last year. It was quite annoying to see posts about Candy […]
Book Marketing : The Myths (TED Talk)
In February this year, I had the opportunity to visit SITM, Pune to give a TED talk on Book Marketing:The Myths. The talk was largely about how every book needs to be […]
Changes at Penguin
Received this note from the CEO of Penguin, announcing the changes post the merger of Penguin and Random House. Am putting this up here because the changes are in public domain, in […]
Stop the Hypocrisy. Penguin did the right thing
Too much is being made of the pulping of Wendy Doniger’s “The Hindus – An Alternative History.” I guess it all started with Arundhati Roy’s open letter to Penguin in the Times […]
Can Indian authors afford to pursue writing as a full time career?
Not a single media interview passes, without me being asked if I am planning to take up writing as a full time career. This morning I was asked the same question again. […]
I was like Kejriwal. Glad I changed
Many many years back, when I took up my first role as a Business Manager in a Bank, I was a bit like Arvind Kejriwal. Brash. Loud. Visibly aggressive. I always felt […]
Take time out for old friends….
When I got a call a few days back from a Sangeeta Modi, a good friend, asking me if I would be free for dinner on Sunday, my heart sank. Sunday, is […]
Me, My books – a different side to my life
A few days back Kiran Manral, a close friend a fabulous author and a wonderful human being did a Q&A with me on her blog. I had reblogged her post yesterday. Here’s […]