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Candid Interviews of famous names behind the 'World of Words'

A candid chat with your favourite personalities at the other end of the books you read or the books you write or are writing. Know more on how Authors write, how Agents select the manuscripts, how Publishers shortlist the manuscripts and much more. Send questions you want to know here - deeba@thewritescene.com, also subscribe ↓ to be notified of the new additions to this section.

    Lipika Bhushan February 25, 2019

    Lipika Bhushan

    An award-winning senior marketing and publicity professional, Lipika Bhushan heads MarketMyBook, a leading publicity and digital marketing agency for writers and publishers. She is a poet and also contributes as an industry expert to various publications.

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    Nikita Singh April 20, 2018

    Nikita Singh

    Nikita Singh is the bestselling author of ten novels, including Every Time It Rains and Like a Love Song. She is also a contributing writer to The Backbenchers series and the editor of two collections of short stories, 25 Strokes of Kindness and The Turning Point.

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    Anees Salim March 20, 2018

    Anees Salim

    Anees is an award-winning Indian Author who works for an Advertising Agency. His works which have been nominated / won awards are - Vanity Bagh, The Small Town Sea and The Bling Lady’s Descendants.

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    Ashwin Sanghi March 20, 2018

    Ashwin Sanghi

    Ashwin Sanghi ranks among India’s highest selling English fiction authors. He has written several bestsellers (The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant, The Krishna Key, The Sialkot Saga, Keepers of the Kalachakra)

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    Manu Pillai March 8, 2018

    Manu Pillai

    Manu S Pillai is the shortlisted author of First International Young Author Awards. He is the author of the award-winning The Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of Travancore (HarperCollins).

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    Vedant Bahri March 8, 2018

    Vedant Bahri

    Vedant Bahri is the First International Young Author Awards - Shortlisted Author. This is the debut book of this 19-year-old Delhi-based foodie and a fitness freak.

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    Alexander McNabb February 19, 2018

    Alexander McNabb

    Alexander McNabb has been working as a journalist, editor and magazine publisher in the Middle East for some 30 years. Today he consults on media, publishing and digital communications.

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    Sanil Sachar January 15, 2018

    Sanil Sachar

    Sanil Sachar is a 25-year-old national best-selling author, entrepreneur, investor, columnist, movie producer, motivational speaker and leadership coach based in New Delhi.

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    Preeti Shenoy (Author) September 12, 2017

    Preeti Shenoy (Author)

    Preeti Shenoy, among the top five highest selling authors in India, is also on the Forbes longlist of the most influential celebrities in India.

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    Danielle Burby (Literary Agent) March 21, 2017

    Danielle Burby (Literary Agent)

    Danielle became an agent at NLA in January 2017. Previously, she was an agent at HSG Agency and interned at top literary agencies and publishers such as Writer's House and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, among others.

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    Ananya Sharma (Editor at Rupa Publishers) March 4, 2017

    Ananya Sharma (Editor at Rupa Publishers)

    Ananya Sharma is a publishing professional and an upcoming writer. With eight years of experience, she has worked with reputed publishing houses including Rupa Publications, Pearson and Ratna Sagar.

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    Baby Steps – My Journey To Publication

    Baby Steps – My Journey To Publication

    I think the tenor of my life changed with the advent of the Iranian revolution, when as a ten year old I lost the exuberance of childhood and the warmth of my loved ones.