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5 things that can make your debut book a bestseller!

Welcome, dear first-time authors! In this post, you’ll find the ingredients that make your soup the most sought after at the annual readers’ dinner party (ARDP); rather than land you in a soup through the dismal sales records. What are my credentials, you ask? Well, I am one of your targeted Indian readers, who has been starved for a good Indian soup since some decades. […]

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Taking stock : 2017

Hey ya folks! We’re into mid-2017. I had updated my Facebook profile for a life event ‘Made peace with time.’ in mid-May, because I wasn’t freaking out about the time that has passed or is passing and things that are pending. I am glad the life event seems to be a permanent change in my temperament, because I still ain’t freaking out while I go […]

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Dear gaslighters, I’m different.

I am different. That’s what I thought till I met people who are just like me. These people are from various age groups – some younger than me, some older, some of my age. I was delighted. Now, I could tell those who want me to ‘fall in with the ways of the world’ that ‘see, people like me exist. I am not abnormal or […]

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To my dead Cat

Chunky, my dear pet. (Oh how you hated the vet!) You were but a week or two, when Mom found you, licking the cauldron of ghee in adorable kittenish glee… Before you, I never had a ‘real’ pet All came, and went away or were sent away pat * 🙁 But you were different Oh you were so adamant! To you, I was introduced – […]

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Why Everest Base Camp Trek should be on your travel wishlist in 2017!

I have the soul of an adventurer. The sea beckons me and mountains allure me. As I am not a swimmer yet, mountains interest me more. I come alive on treks. I know basic rock climbing and rappeling. In routine life, I may come across as apprehensive – doubting my skills, decisions, and efforts that I put in a particular field. Not in mountaineering. In […]

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