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Why publishers reject manuscripts & how to rework your MS

​On March 25th Monday, 9 pm I did an Instagram Live session with Blogchatter on why publishers reject manuscripts & how to rework your MS so that it gets accepted. This post details everything I spoke about in the session.'We regret to inform you…'This is without fail the worst nightmare of every writer; the other being the dreaded writer's blo...
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NO! is sometimes a new beginning

NO! is sometimes a new beginning
Sometimes a 'No' is the best thing that can happen.Does this sound paradoxical? How can a NO be good? After all isn't it a dreaded word. NO. Rejection, refusal is hardly a good thing. It's humiliating.My second novel was rejected and here's my story about how I refused to live with a NO and made it into YES!I was more than sure that my publisher wh...
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FOR THE DOSE OF WIT-a-min, read Rachna Singh!!

FOR THE DOSE OF WIT-a-min, read Rachna Singh!!
I met Rachna at Bangalore Lit fest and didn't know that she is an author. She had everyone in splits and I thought maybe she was a professional stand-up comedian. I was told by my friends that she's an author. Rachna has this innate ability to make everyone laugh with a deadpan look on her face. It was much later I also found out that she's a ...
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Rewriting your WiP - tackling the monster

Rewriting your WiP - tackling the monster
Often I meet writers who have put aside their manuscripts because reworking seems too big a task. They cite various reasons – just don't have the time, I don't know how to begin, it's just too huge a task to tackle… Well, it is a huge task no doubt but I personally believe it's a crime to put a WiP (work in progress) on hold and shy away from the h...
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The Legend of Genghis Khan

The Legend of Genghis Khan
Sutapa Basu is a compulsive bookworm and an irrepressible story teller. Her debut book - Dangle, a psychological thriller, was published by Readonamia in 2016. In the same year, her short story was awarded the First Prize in the Times of India's nation-wide WriteIndia Contest. She wrote a brilliant story to the prompt given by Amish Tripathi.&...
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