Indie Publishing Is Here … Just Get Over It

The Guardian ran an interesting article by Barry Eisler. It would only have been provocative or newsworthy for those who’ve been asleep in a cave for the past 10 years and woke to suddenly find themselves in a world of digital and POD books and of authors who publish independently of agents and publishing houses. … Continue reading Indie Publishing Is Here … Just Get Over It

Thoughts Ahead of the Debut of The Leaving of Things

In a couple of weeks, The Leaving of Things will be available in POD and digital versions on Amazon. I am preparing to go out to blogs, book reviewers and communities of YA and coming-of-age book lovers as well as fans and followers of multicultural and family stories, particularly with a South Asian focus. As … Continue reading Thoughts Ahead of the Debut of The Leaving of Things

The Greatest Perk of Being an ABNA Quarterfinalist …

I found out on April 16 that I didn’t make the Semifinal cut for the 2013 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. Oh, well. Their loss. Seriously, I wish all 5 of the General Fiction Semifinalists all the luck in the world and all the best for their books too. As for my book, it was lucky … Continue reading The Greatest Perk of Being an ABNA Quarterfinalist …