Book Review, Books, Musings

Book Review: Good Talk by Mira Jacob

Mira Jacob’s book Good Talk kept popping on my social media feed since it came out in March 2019. The term graphic memoir was strange enough for me to put away looking for it. Then, this week, while searching for something unrelated, this book popped up again. On impulse I bought it. I finished the […]

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Books, Kids books, Milestones

Announcement: Book Deal!

Miracles happen. They do! In July this year, a publisher from Red Panda, a children’s imprint of Westland Publishing (an Amazon company) in India reached out through my blog. She asked if I was interested in writing children’s fiction. I hemmed and hawed and eventually jumped at the opportunity. For someone who primarily writes creative […]

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Books, Interview, Musings

Author Interview: L. Ryan Storms

I met Lorraine exactly two years ago today at a Writer’s Conference in Philadelphia. We met on the train to Philadelphia and have been friends since. I have rooted along the sidelines as she wrote and wrote some more. I have cheered her decision to publish her book and shared her gorgeous cover art when […]

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Books, Musings

Amplifying A Voice I Admire

Please take 10 minutes of your time to listen to Samira Ahmed, author of an upcoming young adult novel Internment. Not only is this book needed, but it is also essential for our children to walk with their eyes open.

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Books, Musings

I Am Strength Anthology

A week after I got back from the Yale Writers’ Workshop, I meticulously went through notes I had made and feedback from my peers. I decided to focus on a piece I had written on motherhood called Motherhood, Cleaved. This essay was born out of the realization that the kind of love I feel toward […]

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Blog Tour, Books, Musings

Blog Tour: Jerkbait

Writing is a lonely occupation. Last December, too excited after I finished the rough draft of my work in progress, I took to Twitter with a vengeance. I followed authors, agents, small publishers and people who wrote a lot about the art of writing. One of those people was Mia Seigert. I watched in awe […]

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Books, Review, YA, Young Adult

Split – Swati Avasthi

I stumbled on Avasthi’s book by chance. Browsing my library’s YA literature, this came up as available. I checked it out and read it over two days. The story starts well enough but by the time I was mid way, my heart was racing and I was as jumpy as Jace and Christian. The pace […]

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