After weeks and weeks of working way past midnight editing my 2nd book, I am finally taking a much deserved vacation. I am coming to India on a visit. YAY! I can't wait to get there!
Since my first book 34 Bubblegums and Candies went on to become National Bestseller, Crossword Pune wanted me to do a book discussion / book signing session. I have been getting a large number of mails from people, saying they want to meet me when I come to India. I really wish I could meet you all. I connect instantly with anyone who has liked my book, simply because the book was not really a book. They were bits and pieces of my life, not really intended for publication and they were totally from the heart. Each and every word in it is true. Besides, it was written to overcome the deep grief of losing my dad, and the book was dedicated to him. The book is very special to me, indeed. So naturally, the people who write to me, telling me it moved them and they loved it, almost always become my friends.
The exact date of the book signing event, is yet to be fixed but tentatively it is likely to be on 16 or 17th August at the Crossword on Senapati Bapat Marg in Pune. I will announce the exact date on this facebook page. (if you have 'Liked' it you will automatically get an update)
If you happen to be in Pune on those dates, do drop in. I'd love to say a hello :-)
I will also be visiting seven other cities including lovely Kerala and beautiful beautiful Amritsar.(Yeah, it seems like a Bharath Darshan..But ooh I do love my India) Almost, every place I am going to, I am staying with very good friends. I can't wait to meet them. I think half the fun is in anticipation and planning, really. :-)
I will have only limited Internet access and I will not be updating my blog or replying to mails till I get back on 21st.
See you when I get back, if I don't see you in India!
Life is really short. Stay Positive.
Love and laughter
PS: My 12 year old son clicked this picture of me a few days back. I love his shots of me. He always manages to capture a mood and each of his pictures tell a story. Click here to see more of his photos.