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    Hindustan Times’ National Business Editor gives Valuable Author Tips

    The transcript: [Music] Kiruba: Hello and welcome to the first book podcast – a show that is dedicated to helping people achieve their dreams of publishing their first book.  In this podcast series, we have conversations with bestselling authors worldwide and ask them about their journey as an author. This is where they reveal their secrets ...

    First Book Podcast

    Yogesh Chaabria shares Tips behind Authoring Six Books

    Here’s the transcript of the podcast: [Music] Kiruba: Hello and welcome to the first book podcast. India’s first and only podcast dedicated to helping first-time authors. In this podcast series, we have conversations with bestselling authors and business leaders to understand how they successfully cracked their first book, their journey as an author, and what lessons ...

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    Confessions of a Book Lover

    Confessions of a Book Lover

    Ever since I started reading, I have been in love with books. They have been my best friend and soul mate. It is more than just a hobby; it is part of my everyday life. If this is how you feel about books, read more to see some confessions of a book lover. We are ...

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    11 Books to Read if you're a Harry Potter Fan

    11 Books to Read if you’re a Harry Potter Fan 1

    Expelliarmus, Stupefy, Expecto Patronum! Those magical words we loved reading, watching and occasionally imitating. J.K Rowling took the world by storm with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Six books later, it’s still hard to shake off that Floo Powder.The Harry Potter series was successful due to its ability to transport us from the real, ...

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    9 Books to curl up with on a rainy day

    9 Books to curl up with on a rainy day 1

    Reading is a beautiful experience, irrespective of seasons or time. Reading by the beach on a warm summer evening is a blissful experience. However, the best feeling is when you sit inside a blanket fort, sip a cup of hot chocolate, and read a good book when it is raining outside. If you are a ...
    7 Fictional Places we wish were real

    7 Fictional Places we wish were real

    We, the bibliophiles, are quirky and passionate. We fall in love with fictional characters, have book hangovers, get offended when people confuse between your and you’re, hate it when our parents complain that we are splurging on books, have arguments with movie buffs, love visiting libraries and what not?One of the other quirky things that ...

    Writing and Editing

    A definitive guide to writing and publishing an anthology

    A definitive guide to writing and publishing an anthology

    An anthology is a collection of selected writings by various authors, and usually, the several stories or writings are in the same literary form, of the same period, or on the same theme. Alternatively, it can also be a collection of selected writings by one author. These days, anthologies are very much in trend. For ...

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    7 Awesome quotes that encourages people to read

    7 Awesome quotes that encourages people to read 1

    Reading is not just a hobby. Reading educates you, empowers you and changes the way you look at things. And there are  millions of  other reasons as to why you should take up reading. But to start with, here are 7 awesome quotes that encourages people to read.   Very true. Have you tried gifting ...
    A Definitive Guide to Writing a Great Book Blurb

    A Definitive Guide to Writing a Great Book Blurb

    Conventionally, a blurb is a short promotional piece that accompanies a creative work. In other words, a blurb introduces an artistic work, like a story, an article, or a book. A blurb on a book is one of the most essential parts of your book. Some people call it the book blurb; some call it ...

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    Common grammar mistakes that can annoy every Grammar Nazi

    Common grammar mistakes that can annoy every Grammar Nazi

    English can be a tricky language. You might be using the language every day or even be extremely fluent in it. Some words and phrases may sound right in your head, but when you actually write it, it might be wrong. There a few common errors that people make frequently. We have compiled a list of common grammar ...