We came across this blogpost on taking a book on a date, and thought it was a great idea! Definitely miles better than the pomp, pink and pressure that has become the spectacle called Valentine’s Day. Even if Valentine’s Day is just a celebration of love, do we need a designated day for it? Does the … Continue reading V-Day Special: Blind Date with a Book
Can you spin a whodunit better than Agatha Christie? Think your sleuthing skills are better than Byomkesh? Think you can pack in more chills than Stephen King? If so, the first edition of the Indian Crime Fiction Prize, promoted by Westland Books, is the perfect platform to show off your talent. The best piece of … Continue reading The Indian Crime Fiction Prize
As Jaipur descends into yet another winter, the females of Siyahi talk about the books they chose for the season. N S Inamdar’s Rau, which goes perfectly with this gorgeous handcrafted bookmark from PaperPlanes that stole my heart when I was out Christmas shopping. This rendition of an evergreen love story is so magical, that I … Continue reading Winter has come. And we are reading.
Myself, Mita Kapur, I am a writer who has written her first English-language fictional novel and will be privileged if Sihayi will agree to publish it through your esteemed publication. I have spent last five years working on this fiction very passionaltely. Just last three months I got frustrated and went for self-publishing. It is … Continue reading How to submit your manuscript (NOT)