Khoye se alfaaz

start-writers-notebookaaj arze baad kalam uthayi to

kuch dabe se khyal aaye zehan mei

Rooh kya chahti hai meri ?

Rishton ka kya mol hai?

Dard ka kya tod hai?

Khalipan se kya waasta hai?

Jane ye kaunsa raasta hai?

Dard hai par aansu kyu nahi?

Yaadein hai par saath log kyun nahi?

Bholi bisri yaadon ke piche kiska chehra hai?

Ye sab bebaak se sawal aaye..

Kyun uske liye khud ke aks ko mita diya tha?

Kyun dil ki na sunkar logon ko sun liya tha?

Kyun khud ko ek kamre mei kaid kar liya tha?

Kyun subah ke ugte suraj se muh fer liya tha?

Kyun diary ke panno ko bepanaah kar diya tha?

kyun khud ko apne sapno se alag kar liya tha?

Dil ko cheerte huye sailab ki dastak thi ye..

Jo lava ki tarah ubal rahi thi mann mei

aaj kalam uthayi to ye mann mauji malhaar

us arze se padhe kore kagaz pe utar aaye the..

alfaaz

 

 

 

Book Blitz of Broken Bangles by Vaidehi

 

 

Broken Bangles 
by 
Vaidehi
 
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 135 KB
  • Print Length: 35 pages
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07MNM6B68
  • Available on Kindle Unlimited
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A tawaif is being interviewed – read her heart wrenching and hard-hitting realities as she opens up about what she has gone through and how she became ‘Meina Jaan’. A mother allows her rights to be discounted as she fears to confront the truth about an extramarital affair of her husband; she pays a hefty price for it. ‘The house of widows’ initially cannot welcome the arrival of a free bird in the nest but then something happens that appears to be dramatic flip in the entire scenario. Broken Bangles consists of these three short stories which leave a lot of things unsaid but also stirs up the readers as they silently demand to be heard.
It would be great if you can add this book to your TBR


She is pursuing her Masters in English Literature and this is her very first independent venture as an author. 
 
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Why Go Indie?: 6 Reasons for Self Publishing Spotlight

Why Go Indie?: 6 Reasons for Self-Publishing (TBC Writer’s Toolkit Book 1) 
by Devika Fernando 
 
Have you ever thought of going indie? Are you a traditionally published author interested in switching to self-publishing? Or an aspiring author looking at various publishing options? 
 
This concise booklet will show you reasons to go indie and give you an overview of the advantages of self-publishing books. It also shines a light on the 6 F’s of self-publishing. 
 
This eBook is part of the TBC Writer’s Toolkit series in which experienced authors offer advice. Check out the other volumes for a step-by-step guide on how to become a successful indie author.
 
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About the Author
 
Almost as soon as Devika Fernando could write, she imagined stories and poems. After finishing her education in Germany and returning to her roots in Sri Lanka, she got a chance to turn her passion into her profession. Having lived in Germany and in Sri Lanka with her husband has made her experience the best (and the worst) of two totally different worlds – something that influences her writing. Her trademark are sweet, yet deeply emotional romance stories where the characters actually fall in love instead of merely falling in lust. She draws inspiration from everyone and everything in life. Besides being a romance novel author, she works as a self-employed German web content writer, as a translator, and as a faithful servant to all the cats, dogs, fish and birds in her home. What she loves most about being an author is the chance to create new worlds and send her protagonists on a journey full of ups and downs that will leave them changed. When she’s not writing, she’s reading or thinking about writing.

Website: http://www.devikafernando.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/devikafernan…
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Author_Devika

 

Walking on the Path of Indie Publishing by Rubina Ramesh

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Walking on the Path of Indie Publishing by Rubina Ramesh is the second book in the series of The Writer’s Toolkit. The cover is simple as it is just a manual for publishing a book. The author has sectioned this book which explains the basic steps of publishing.

Besides writing a book there are many more steps which an author has to go through. This has been delineated by Rubina wonderfully. I especially loved the way the author has sited examples from her books and others.

Besides being a great writer, Rubina is a multi-talented person who is a pro at editing, beta reading, marketing and now kindle publishing.

Through her book, Rubina has given wings to the other authors who are struggling to find the right set of people for their book.

I am in awe with the Toolkit series. It is a must buy book and you can finish it in minutes. The contents of this book are more for implementing.

You can contact the author at : rubinaramesh1973@gmail.com to grab your copy.

 

Writer’s Toolkit- The Secret of Ghostwriting by D.R. Downer

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Writer’s Tool Kit, The Secrets of Ghostwriting by D.R. Downer, is a part of TBC Series which is available on Amazon. Starting from the cover of the book, it is way too simple and really tight. The cover has been a name and not designed to catch anyone’s attention. The main focus is on the topic of ghostwriting which the author has explained in a detailed manner by iterating examples. The author has used simple, lucid and precise language to tell the readers about his thought process.

Further, he has given us definitions, what, why and when of ghostwriting. He has taught us about something which we just knew vaguely. I could imagine him explaining me through the presentation.

It is a non- fiction piece which is straight to the point, crisp and reaches the audience without any hassles. It is a 20-page easy read and can be downloaded on your Kindle device at a reasonable price. I would strongly recommend buying this book.

P.S. Also go through the Spotlight of this book.

Spotlight of Writer’s Toolkit by D.R. Downer

The Secrets of Ghostwriting 
by D. R Downer

 
 

A guide that will tell you everything there is to know about the big, bad, mysterious, and often misunderstood world of Ghostwriting.
 
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Connect with the author:

Other books in this series
Why Go Indie? 6 Reasons for Self-Publishing  Vol 1
by Devika Fernando
Walking on the Indie Path Vol 2
Can be presently found in her blog http://www.rubinaramesh.com
by Rubina Ramesh
The Art of Ghostwriting Vol 3
by D. R. Downer
Publishing Your Book on Amazon KDP Vol 4
by Sundari Venkatraman
Fears and Doubts of a Writer Vol 5
By Reshma Ranjan
Boosting Book’s Sales with a Riveting Blurb! Vol 6
By Ruchi Singh

 

 

Confessions of an Immigrant- 15

Sometimes your mind and heart are so full of things that you cannot jot down anything and write about it. My mind has been hovering over all those myriad thoughts which I wanted to shout out but couldn’t. So many good things happened all of sudden that I always felt something was missing in my life. Whenever I try to mend the missing pieces, I always end up creating a new situation for myself. Some of them were weird cases for sure.

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I am done with my studies and internship. Now I am doing Security Job at Reilly’s full time. The central locations are Metro Toronto Convention Centre and the University of Toronto.

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Sometimes I get other locations too when people don’t show up. I have all types of shifts starting from morning to afternoon to night shifts. When I had my first ever night shift, it was for 13 hours, and when I got home, I slept for 10 hours. Even after that, I was so dead. I tried to find out the reason why I was so exhausted after my night shifts whereas other people love to do night shifts. Thus, the mantra to do night shifts is, you should force yourself to sleep for 3-4 hours before you go for a shift. The time 1-3 at night is the time when everyone tends to doze off so if you had a nice sleep, you can utilize your energy during that time.

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Recently, we covered an event called Parliament of Religions. I met people from different countries and some amazing figures like Padmanji (Bharatnatyam Dancer), Juss Kaur (Painter), Uma Ji( Member of Chinmoy Community), Binny Sareen (Bhrama Kumari), Anita (Member of Religious Society) and there were many people whom I knew by faces but we shared some unsaid connections. After attending that event, I felt I have some purpose in life. I learned so many different things about Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Christianity, Islam, and many others.

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I felt as if there was an amalgamation of religions. I saw a painting that had paintings of Guru Gobind Singh which was made from the word ‘Waheguru.’ I was sick on that day and coughing a lot. A lady came to me and asked me if she could pray for me. I said yes. She prayed for my speedy recovery. After that, I felt so lifted and confident that I cannot even explain.

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You are reading it right, I shifted to a new place again. So, it is a fantastic apartment which I am sharing with four more girls. This sounds messy but honestly speaking, I am in awe with the place as it is decorated, well maintained. I am sharing the room with one girl who is away or at work most of the times so in sharing I feel the ambiance of a private room. The next door room has three girls. They have ample space for storage, so my stuff easily got fitted there. It is not even a month, but I get positive vibes from the house. I am happy and content with my choice.

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Since its December and we all know Christmas and Boxing Day are the major affairs in Canada. I am one lazy person who hates shopping from the core of my soul, but my friend Hetal inculcated the seed of online shopping in me which has me completely cut off with the outside stores. I have shopped from Aldo, Walmart, Rickis, Cleo till now and I have loved the stuff so far. To add more, I came across apps like Instacart, Groupon, Shutterfly. Well, Instacart is for Walmart grocery shopping. Those who know me, they are well acquainted with the fact that I am super bad in grocery shopping. It took me precisely 15 minutes to order the stuff, and it was delivered to my place within 2 hours. If you are like me, then Instacart is the best choice. This Groupon is one cool app which helps you to find the best deals in restaurants, fun activities, travels, nightlife, leisure stuff. With this app, I got to know about some of the cool classes in the budget of course. Airbnb is similar to Groupon which you can try as well. And now coming to Shutterfly, this app helps you design and order customized mugs, books, t-shirts for your loved ones. If you are looking for fun stuff this Boxing Day or any other day, then do try these sites and applications for sure.

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I did get to know how this year ended. This year had been a roller coaster ride for me. From separation to meeting new people, from changing houses to changing work locations, experiencing good things to frustrated times, weddings to festivals, loneliness to family gatherings, sadness to fun, with not a single piece written to an incomplete Goodreads list, I had it all. I became mature, sensible and evolved as a human being.

I am looking forward to a better New Year with lots of new people in life, happiness, love and many unsaid wishes to be fulfilled.

Wishing you a very Happy New Year. Will see you in 2019 with new stories!

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