Interviewed by Indian Express – Twice :)

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It’s showtime!

A couple of months ago, I was interviewed by Indian Express –

Part 2 was published just a few days ago, here –

The highlight of the latter link is writing retreats. Have you heard of them? They are, simply put, time off from routine life, where you just sit and…. write. typically, you have a retreat in a pleasant place, somewhere definitely out of your town/city, a place that will relax your stressed mind and stimulate your muse into creating more.

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You will also get to meet other writers (though you can opt out of socialising, if you want – no judgement!) and come away with great memories, and hopefully, a completed outline or a novel. To know more, you should read my second interview 🙂

So here’s the big news – I am hosting a weekend one in Auroville on Nov 15 and 16, 2014; specifically for fiction writers, it’s two full days of writing-related discussions, exercises and goal making. You can contact me for more information or browse event details at

Hurry… only three more spaces remain!



Interviewed by The Downtown :)

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The Hindu has consistently covered my irregular trysts with limelight in the past decade, but this time, I’m proud to be talking about something that’s close to my heart – hosting Short Story Challenge 12×12.

You can read it here –