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Coming soon!

 Hi there,

Apologies for not posting this sooner.

Things have been crazy in a crater-erupted-inside-my-home kind of a way. I have been working NON-STOP since Friday evening. I took a break only yesterday morning. I worked and worked, till I fell asleep in front of my laptop. Upon waking I worked again. I had to revise my manuscript of my 5th book and do the edits, and God, it is a tough task, requiring immense concentration and effort. You cannot let your mind wander even for a few seconds, as you might have missed something.

When I work on edits, I shut down from the outside world. Nothing else matters. I find anyone trying to even talk to me, an intrusion. Fortunately I have a co-operative family and they give me my space and time.

 In case you want to read more about the process of writing a book, click here.

And this is just the first round of edits  which  are over. (two more remain)

Meanwhile nobody guessed the title of the book, and so I went ahead and revealed it on Facbook. For those of you who are not on FB, here it is, my 5th baby! (The due date is 2nd week of November.)



I am very excited about this book, as 60 percent of the book is from a male point of view. My closest guy friends who read it, (including  Satish) said that nobody would even say that a woman has written it--it captured the thoughts in a man's head exactly. All of them, felt it was my best work yet.


I felt happy about that.

The book is about unrequited love. I shall share the synopsis and cover soon.

Meanwhile there will be a lot of fun stuff happening on my FB page. 
Do join me there! (Especially if you want a quick reply  from me to anything you have to say. I am very active on FB and Twitter )

In the other news, I have two sessions at the Pune International Lit fest!


 

Both my sessions are on 21st. So if you are around, come and say a hi :)
Here is the website for more details: http://pilf.in/

I leave you with a visual I shared on Facebook. These are lines from 'The One You Cannot Have'.






Will post again soon! 

Till then, please wish me luck :)

And tell me  what you think about the early glimpses of my  new baby :)

Good night folks.


With love
Preeti
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Comments

  1. Wow-- The glimpses of the book makes me want more. Love the orange color hues.
    Oh! how I di dnot guss it. i had all the works but not in the correct order :)

    Good Luck

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  2. itz sooo amazing...can't wait till nov and im coming to see u in mit...i study there only!!!all the luck n love!!:-))

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    1. MIT is this September. Please check PILF website :)

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  3. all the best with you new book.....hope it surprises everyone

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    1. Hope it surprises in a good way!! :)

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  4. Can't wait to get my copy Preeti.It looks beautiful. Good luck. I can already see ppl loving it. :-)

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  5. Looks amazing! and love the name! Waiting to welcome your babie with open arms and warm hugz and cuddles!

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  6. very nice name i must say ma''am wish you al the best hope this book break al the previous records of yours

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  7. *Eagerly waiting* I love your books Preeti!! Wish you truck-loads of luck! Keep shining!

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  8. love the cover .. cannot wait to lay my hands on it...

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    1. That isn't the cover! It is a pic announcing the name. Shall share the cover soon. Though i mentioned it. :)

      Thanks though.. (and the cover is definitely better than my photo!!) :)

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  9. 'The One You Cannot Have' is surely something we all can and must have :)
    All the best, ma'm !! This will be your 'bestest' best seller :)
    Waiting for the 2nd week of November :-)
    I will be in India on vacation in the second week so probably I can lay my hands on it , as soon as it pops out of the cocoon :) yay yay :)

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  10. Hey Preeti,

    All the best for and eagerly waiting for your new novel.

    It looks like it is indedd different from your previous ones.

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    1. It is--but it will have all the elements of a page turner(like the other ones). Cliffhanger endings. Hope you enjoy the read.

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  11. Waiting for your new book... :) And I am sure it will be worth the wait like your previous books..All the best !!

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  12. Hey Preeti ,

    waiting for your Signed copy :P , I have all the signed copies for your books and it will be an addition to my book shelf .

    Hope i get the chance of having coffee with you with the signed copy, like you did last time :P.

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  14. Hi Preeti,

    I haven't read any of your books . . . .I bumped into this blog accidentally and am glad it happened. next, I quickly looked up a few websites on books to find raving reviews by all your readers . . . congratulations!!!

    I am looking to read one of your books, I found "The Secret Wishlist" the most tempting one so far . . . However, your new book "The One I Cannot Have" seems equally enthralling . . . .

    I look forward to enjoy your books as much as I do your Blog Posts . . . and yes - do keep writing :)

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  15. I am starving to read the new one...waiting for preorder link to go up....

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  16. Wish you The best for your new book Ma'am.....
    Looking Forward to read it!!
    Thanks a Ton to Inspire through your books and offcourse YOU!!
    Love You!
    Stay Happy!
    :-)

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  17. I got the first two words correct...:)
    Eagerly waiting for your 5th book.
    The way you build up suspense on your FB page makes the wait tolerable.
    I had been waiting like crazy for The Secret Wish List to arrive from flipcart. I got an autographed copy.
    I want to get one this time too...
    November is my birth month...Happy Happy....I will treat myself with your book. Period.

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  18. Congratulations & All the Best madam for your new baby!! loved the pic and writing..eagerly waitinggggggg for the cover page and description (at least)...and also waiting since long time to your visit to our Hyderabad madam! Have a nice day and Enjoy!!!!

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  19. Congratulations & All the Best madam for your new baby!! Loved the pic and writing. Eagerly waiting for the book cover and synopsis and also very eagerly waiting for your Hyderabad visit. Have a nice day and Enjoy!!!

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  20. Great!!! Good luck Preeti! We love u and your babies too. Thank u!

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