Every now and then we hear of anthologies getting announced by numerous Publication Houses. Some of them are paid and some of them are unpaid anthologies. I have seen so many debates going around the established authors that should we participate in such anthologies or not, so that gave me an idea to come up … Continue reading Pros and Cons of participating in an Anthology
Yesterday, three of my friend asked comparatively same question, how to write a book? Well, this question looks absurd in first look but when we go deeper to the problems of these three friends of mine, the problem does look real. Below I have mentioned the questions. I do have the whole story in my … Continue reading Buck Up
Staring out of the window, I could see that lady. Dark streets, flickering street lights, atmosphere full of the barking dogs, distant and far and that lady, walking all alone to nowhere. I lit my cigarette, closed the lights of the room, positioned my chair next to the window with curtains aside and focused on … Continue reading ‘Lady in the dark’ – Short Story
never hesitate while giving a 'Free copy' because a 'Free' copy is never for 'Free'. It comes with a disclaimer and it says, 'Market me'.
This is the first article I am writing after saying bye bye to 'Wordpress' over my domain's name. So finally we are at authorsandeep.com First article and that too negative. Why? Even I had the same question that why I chose to write over failure and the answer that I got was, 'Failure attracts!' Let … Continue reading Why most of us ‘fail’?
Just now my Facebook page has reached 5000 'likes'. I felt the moment special because atleast 5000 people are watching me doing 'crazy' stuff. I don't know why, I thought to start taking blogging a bit more seriously and that's why, I have promised myself to write stories more often. Why stories? Because it all … Continue reading Burden – A short story that shaped my intellect
Every day at 11 in the night, we have a little fight at home. Fight of why I don't sleep at time and wake up early in morning? I did try what my parents suggest but failed terribly because whether I sleep at 3 or at 11. I wakes up at 10 only. So my … Continue reading Are you a night owl?
“No one wants to read out there. This is just a waste of time.” His frustration was finally coming out, loud. “I want to read.” “That’s because you want to know what happens to you.” His anger was unknowingly getting surpassed of his own judgments. He was yelling at someone who doesn’t deserve it. “May … Continue reading Does it matter?
“There’s no denying that death is always with us.” The old man decided to break the sad silence between him and his son. Both were sitting in a children’s park. Old man could see his grandchild sliding down the slider; smiling and waving his hands to get noticed by his father but he didn’t. He … Continue reading The Pairing Of Life
With more than 20,000 publishers and 19,000 titles being released every year (with growth of 30% per year), if you think your book can even get noticed by the readers without appropriate publicity, then it means you are waiting for a miracle to happen (and that's never going to happen). In India, roughly, more than … Continue reading How I sold 500 copies within 20 days through Amazon.in