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Tea with me?

To celebrate the fantastic success  as well as the six month anniversary of my third book 'Tea for two and a piece of cake', my publishers Random House India have come up with a unique contest where 5 people get to have tea with me at a lovely location.

Here is the  link to their post which gives all details. While the contest is open to everyone, do note that the travel expenses to the venue will have to be borne by the contestants..Therefore it is actually a treat if you are Bangalore based. :) Living in the same city as me, has to have some small advantages right? :)

In another exciting thing which happened to me, Zee Business (Zee TV's business channel) interviewed me as a part of a story they are doing on the popular authors in India today.
Here are some still-pictures from the TV shoot.

 They  asked me interesting questions and they even shot some footage of me with my doggie who decided to co-operate and she was camera happy and enjoyed every bit, unlike her owner who found it all strange :) I have no idea though how much of it would be lost in editing.

You can catch the episode on Saturday 11th August, at 8.00 PM  and there is a repeat telecast on Sunday at 11.00 am and 5.00 pm. The name of the show is 'Weekend edition'.

Youth ki Awaaz (which reaches out to 4.5 million people every month)  published an interview with me, yesterday. This is the link, if you want to read.

I am slowly replying to the tonnes of mails which I have been getting regarding my books and cards. I thank you all for the patience. If you haven't got a reply from me after 20 days, please do resend. I might  have over-looked.

Will post again soon.

Till then, stay positive and happy!


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  1. Feels so good and proud to see you go places. Weekends are normally jam packed with activities but will surely try and catch the telecast on TV. As far as the tea is concerned, I still have a pending invitation that I haven't utilized :)

  2. Wish I could be in Bangalore... :)

  3. i am ur new fan...but proud to be one <3

  4. I find word none befitting you.Enjoyed the tea .

  5. Congratulations on all these achievements Preeti. 6 months Anniversary, interview for Zee and yet another one on Youth ki Awaaz..... the list seems endless.

    Amidst all your success I feel really proud to have bagged a chance to publish your interview on my blog here. Thanks a ton Preeti for giving me this opportunity.

    I had recently been to At INFINITEA on Cunningham Road, Bangalore, the venue for winners of this contest. The special green tea that me and my hubby bought from here was like weighed and costed gold! But superb place to have 'A cup of tea and a piece of cake' with Preeti.

    Fingers crossed and just hope I get this awesome chance to meet you.

  6. I recently read all your books and had been spreading words of mouth since then. Tea for very close to my heart. If I get a chance to have a cup of tea with you, I don't mind traveling to Bangalore. Hope I get a chance....Fingers crossed......

  7. O God ! Wish I could be in Bangalore !
    Best wishes for the grand success of your book.

  8. Congratulations :) If there is online video of the interview available, do let us know. Because I might be travelling on that day and I do not want to miss watching you :)

    Infinitea is an awesome place to spend time. I used to go there when I was in interning with the leading newspaper. Good luck!

  9. Nice :-)
    The third picture is worth you fb profile pic. Just a suggestion ;)

  10. Wow...I love it when a housewife put such a stupendous effort to create her identity. I am also on my way. All the best Preeti. Love you :)

  11. Good to see you on television...Congratulations!:)

  12. Youth ki awaz interview is very good, I liked a lot of your 6,7 answers - sounds interesting waiting for your upcoming writings. 7th i m following your tips :)


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