Some discounts on my Amazon Story books for you!

Hey! This year is going to be renewal year for my books, story books except “The charons”, I will be rewriting the kindle versions, the createspace versions will be same, if you buy the createspace books you will get the new kindle books for free. Till then, a little discount for you to celebrate Bengali New Year with me. That will be on 14th April 2017.

The journey will start with : The child of woods’s Kindle copy only.

THE CHILD OF WOODS 2.4.17 TO 9.4.17

2.4.17 8 A.M. PST TO 4.4.17 1 PM PST 0.99$
4.4.17 1 PM PST TO 6.4.17 6 PM PST 1.99$
6.4.17 6PM PST TO 9.4.17 12 AM PST 2.99$

FROM THEN ON 4.00$ AGAIN

The buying link of the books:

the without concession paperback:
https://www.createspace.com/5142002

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BOOK 2 THE PRISONER OF SAND CASTLE 14.4.17 TO 21.4.17

14.4.17 8 A.M. PST TO 16.4.17 1 PM PST 0.99$
16.4.17 1 PM PST TO 18.4.17 6 PM PST 1.99$
18.4.17 6PM PST TO 21.4.17 12 AM PST 2.99$

FROM THEN ON 4.40$ AGAIN

The kindle copy with concession:

The paperback without concession:
https://www.createspace.com/5141895

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BOOK 3 THE BRIDGE OF HER DREAMS 22.4.17 TO 29.4.17

22.4.17 8 A.M. PST TO 24.4.17 1 PM PST 0.99$
24.4.17 1 PM PST TO 26.4.17 6 PM PST 1.99$
26.4.17 6PM PST TO 29.4.17 12 AM PST 2.99$

FROM THEN ON 4.00$ AGAIN

THE KINDLE COPY (ON DISCOUNT)

THE PAPERBACK (WIOTHOUT DISCOUNT)
https://www.createspace.com/5141945

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BOOK 4 SPIRITS OF DARKNESS AND LIGHT 1.5.17 TO 8.5.17
1.5.17 8 A.M. PST TO 2.5.17 4 PM PST 0.99$
2.5.17 4 PM PST TO 4.5.17 12 AM PST 1.99$
4.5.17 12 AM PST TO 5.5.17 8 AM PST 2.99$
5.5.17 8 AM PST TO 6.5.17 4 PM PST 3.99$
6.5.17 4 PM PST TO 8.5.17 12 AM PST 4.99$

FROM THEN ON 5.50$ AGAIN

The kindle copy with concession

The paperback without concession
https://www.createspace.com/5142082

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BOOK 5 CRYSTAL EYES 10.5.17 TO 17.5.17
10.5.17 8 A.M. PST TO 12.5.17 1 PM PST 0.99$
12.5.17 1 PM PST TO 14.5.17 6 PM PST 1.99$
14.5.17 6 PM PST TO 17.5.17 12 AM PST 2.99$

FROM THEN ON 4.00$ AGAIN

The kindle copy with concession:

The paperback without concession
https://www.createspace.com/5141811

If you are curious about the Author, well the gist of her social media life for you:
Her book blog
https://daintypetals.wordpress.com
Amazon page:
https://www.amazon.com/author/sharmishthabasu
Goodreads page:
https://goodreads.com/sharmishthabasu
Linkedin page:
https://www.linkedin.com/authorsharmishthabasu
Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/sermistabasu
Skype id:
Basu.s1969@hotmail.com
Hangouts id:
Basu.s1969@gmail.com
Her Ezines:
https://agnishatdalezine.wordpress.com
and
https://agnijaat.wordpress.com

Some reviews on my Amazon books!

The document with links for the reviews, in case you want to dig in further!

https://agnijaat.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/2.docx

1.
New! Troy reviewed wildflowers in bed of rocks
Touching in its elegance January 18, 2017
A collection of sixty-nine poems, with such themes as love, beauty, and fantastic wonder, I found this book an excellent read on a cold winter’s night when the skies are clear, with the stars alight so very far away.
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2.
Troy reviewed durgapujo duti shishur duti jagat
The Bengali text is wonderful for my practice in reading the script June 1, 2016
In this, the same celebration seen through two different perspectives, I found the poetry quite pleasing to the mind’s ear. The Bengali text is wonderful for my practice in reading the script, as well as a good resource for practicing translating between it and English!
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3.
Troy reviewed barir pujo durgapuja and kalipuja
Excellent! June 1, 2016
As a big fan of things Indian, this collection of stories is not only informative in its depiction of Bengali worship celebrations, but I found the illustrations throughout with a charm evoking mystery and wonder!
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4.
F. E. Esparza reviewed The prisoner of Sand Castle
A Thinker December 27, 2015
I found this book to be interesting to read. The stories are very short and entertaining but I feel they don’t end properly as some feel like cliff hangers. I don’t know if that was the writers intention to do. On the flip side it does give a reader thoughts to ponder on what happen next. So I do have to say this book does make a reader think and captures a persons attention.
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5.
Troy reviewed myriad colours of earth
Beautiful stuff! September 9, 2015
I thoroughly enjoyed this one, with the lyrical feel of its verse, and the accompanying digital paintings that enhance it. Most excellent!
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6.
Troy reviewed of dreams and reality
This is stellar! September 9, 2015
This one evokes thoughts like a those of a mind lost between misty puffs of down in the sky, reaching for, but always out of grasp, of answers to the very deepest of questions. Well done!
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7.
Troy reviewed the heart beats on
Fascinating stuff! September 9, 2015
A collection of poetic verse and digital painting, this book was well worth an evening’s read. Congratulations to the authoress to work done well!
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8.
Troy reviewed Meghparir Gaan song of clouds
Wonderful! September 9, 2015
As a collection of poems both Bengali and English by the authoress and her own art, this made my thoughts soar to realms afar, captured perfectly in graceful script and color!
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9.
Troy reviewed Butterflies from life’s garden
Wonderful! July 5, 2015
This collection of verse got me thinking about those little questions of life that seem so difficult to articulate in words, yet whose answers can be deceptively simple once properly considered. They are butterflies of thought, flitting about the mind’s eye and avoiding one’s direct gaze until viewed out of the corners, as it were, of that same mind’s eye. Great stuff!
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10.
Troy reviewed waves that became songs
I enjoyed this! July 5, 2015
As a collection of poems, this one was a pleasure to read through, while taking in the authoress’s evocative imagery, which supplemented the text wonderfully!
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11.
Troy reviewed Moments from the journey
Awesome poetry! July 5, 2015
This is a brilliant collection, with lively and enchanting images that add a great deal of color and feel to the text.
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12.
Troy reviewed Serenade of brush and quill: colours and words waltz
Very good! May 16, 2015
This is a wonderful collection of seven line poems, and made an excellent late night first reading. This does not disappoint!
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13.
Troy reviewed For Tagore – rabikare agnishatdal
This is so cool! May 12, 2015
I love that, not only is this a book of poetry and evocative imagery, but also that it’s written in two languages, including one I’m learning while still a novice.

I must thank the authoress for this wonderful learning opportunity, and a fitting tribute to the great Bengali polymath himself!
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14.
Kevin Cooper reviewed spirits of darkness and light
Sharmishtha’s stories are captivating. Her characters although purely original … May 6, 2015
Sharmishtha’s stories are captivating. Her characters although purely original bring some of India’s mythological creatures to light with a style of writing that can only be attributed to that of a true mistress of story-telling. Nothing is what it seems as each incredible tale keeps you wondering what is going to happen next with endings that are in no way predictable. A thoroughly enjoyable read!
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15.
Troy reviewed The prisoner of Sand Castle
Enchanting! April 30, 2015
This is an excellent collection of short fiction with cool Indian themes. I’ve always enjoyed Ms. Basu’s paranormal fiction, and this is no exception! My favorites from this are the collection’s titular story, a chilling piece titled Scarecrow, and The Woman in White, of strange goings on in a nightspot. Three thumbs up!
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16.
Gayle Walters Rose reviewed The charons: the ferrymen to hell
Evil pitted against an innocent March 29, 2015
This is a gripping tale that pits evil against the innocent. The story begins with the cruelty that our own family members can sometimes inflict on us and continues with a vindictiveness that sees no end as road blocks and terrorism are used to take down an innocent human being. And as unbelievable as it may appear, this scenario is being played out with many other innocents worldwide as those in power try to take down and…Read More

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17.
Troy reviewed The charons: the ferrymen to hell
Another good one! March 11, 2015
I’ve been following Ms. Sharmishtha Basu’s blogs and writings for some years now, and I’ve just finished reading this. It is perhaps the grimmest story I’ve read in a while. It’s dark realism is different in both style, outlook, and execution from the paranormal fiction she also writes. A story of life in India, it does not paint a pretty picture, but offers a warning, along with the discoveries and hard-fought lessons of the…Read More

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18.
David Stewart reviewed The charons: the ferrymen to hell
This is a great story of senseless malevolence and the petty cruelty that … February 15, 2015
This is a great story of senseless malevolence and the petty cruelty that people can inflict on each other. It’s an interesting look into the culture of family relationships and business dealings where everyone is out to get you.
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19.
Troy reviewed A bouquet of wild flowers
Thought provoking! February 1, 2015
A collection of 70 poems, this is an insightful work by Ms. Basu. If I must choose favorites among these, they would be her verses ‘Heaven or Hell’ and ‘Change your ways India.’ Good stuff to warm a Winter’s night!
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20.
Troy reviewed spirits of darkness and light
A good read, be it a dark night or brightly lit afternoon! January 14, 2015
Ms. Basu has in this book, a compelling portrayal of supernatural beings both benign and malignant. Here, she shows her skill in writing tales on the paranormal beings of India and the mortal characters who interact with these creatures as well. Very enjoyable!
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21.
David Stewart reviewed The Lotus of Fire
Five Stars January 12, 2015
This is a great little book with great poems and wonderful illustrations.
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22.
Teagan reviewed Serenade of brush and quill: colours and words waltz
Five Stars January 7, 2015
What a treat to have this at such a great price!
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23.
Teagan reviewed The Lotus of Fire
Lovingly Crafted December 14, 2014
This book of poetry and illustrations is lovingly crafted, and the contents are imbued with it. Kudos to the valiant spirit of this author/illustrator for getting her work out there and learning about indie publishing.
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24.
Troy reviewed Tell me a story
1 of 1 people found the following helpful
Great collection! December 8, 2014
This is a terrific compilation of micro-fiction, featuring a wonderful mixture of genres and skillfully done as well. This is one of Ms. Basu’s works that showcases her considerable talent as an authoress!
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25.
Troy reviewed songbird sings to sun
Wonderful! November 23, 2014
This is a wondrous collection of seven-line poems! Ever since reading Ms. Basu’s many blogs over the last few years, she has shown herself to be a woman of astounding energy and vibrant imagination, and it shows in her considerable ability as a published authoress, and this work is no exception!
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26.
Troy reviewed black mist and other stories
Brilliant stories! October 31, 2014
Perfect for Halloween reading! I love the way the author has with so many different genres of dark fiction! I must say, these are good!
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27.
Brieuc Martin-Onraet reviewed The Lotus of Fire
1 of 1 people found the following helpful
Great work! October 24, 2014
Lovely texts and art. Great work!
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28.
Troy reviewed The Lotus of Fire
2 of 2 people found the following helpful
Excellent work! October 11, 2014
This is a wonderful collection of musings, and a wonderful collection of insights into Indian culture, life, belief, and love. It would be interesting to see it also in Bengali language and script to practice translations on in study. Just beautiful!
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Dexter and his chosen bots!

Bots have empowered Dexter,
these days he stalks poor DeeDee,
alongwith his bot friends,
checks out her cyber-friends
to scare them away!
tries to convince everyone,
that what he thinks is right,
she is just a fool mortal female!
oh Dexter is super eager to prove
that he is a dark star
in his own sister’s life!
Oh dear Dexter, don’t you have
a life of your own to live?
Why do you flitter about hers?
Does your laboratory makes you do this?
your strange inventions and creations,
have taken a toll on your brain?
and you envy her happiness?
her soul that is always soaring?

AGNIJASHATADALAMA the online store for creations of Sharmishtha Basu

Well, I finally decided that it will be but intelligent to create an online store for my works, that will help me in selling Agnijaat, Agnishatdal and my other creations in future.

So, here they are for you- just the foundations, if you feel like it suggest me, anything you want! If you want to display your books/works let me know. You know my email ids: sermistabasu@gmail.com and agnijaat@hotmail.com

now the urls of Agnijashatadalama:

https://agnijashatadalama.wordpress.com
https://agnijashatadalama.blogspot.in
https://www.facebook.com/agnijashatadalama

I will be waiting for your comments!
Wish me luck and join me there!

Friday Journals 19.5.17 Troy Loy’s art Gallery!

Visit my page and gallery on DeviantArt, at:
http://
troythulu.deviantart.com/ and http://
troythulu.deviantart.com/gallery/ ,where alien cityscapes harbor eldritch horrors from beyond and
warships of powerful interstellar empires ply the stars in search of victory in the heat of battle.

From the simple to the complex, from the bizarre to the interesting, these images are a way to express a love for art, science, and
mathematics in a way that I find fun, and that you may find unique and intriguing.

From the beginning of merely creating personal art for blogs, this has developed to the point, with plenty of room to grow, of images, from years of practice and improvement to the craft.
Many of these images are available as free full-sized file downloads and sold as print products to enhance walls, gift cards for whatever occasion suits the image selected, or items such as
magnets, mugs, and mousepads for those with a taste for something more tangible than a cool wallpaper for the desktop of choice.

Stop by to poke around if you like, and
take a look at what’s available to
download and for sale! Got a question?
Have a critique to offer for this budding
artist’s work? Drop me a line at
troythulu@gmail.com, or comment on
DeviantArt. Also, if you’re a member of
the site, you can Watch the page for
further releases as they’re posted!

I may also be found on Twitter @Troythulu, on Blogger at https://troythulu.blogspot.com/, on
Tumblr at https://troythulu.tumblr.com/.

check out this beautiful gallery’s works in the pdf file:

DeviantArt_Gallery

Thursday Fun n Frolics 18.5.17 is for Sakhi Bansal

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Tell us something about yourself! [Add your contact details on social media please (FB gmail etc anything you want to share with readers)!                                                          
Sakhi Bansal: I am a curious mind who like to explore a lot; I see this world as a pleasing place to be in. Life pushed me hard, making me see things with the new perspective that I like penning down, humour is my armour, sympathy and patience are my strength and my weakness, I am a good listener and I am imaginative and creative, I always try to find new ideas, and try to apply them. I am a good listener and possess some emotional intelligence; I like to support people. I am basically the complex person, with a lot of thoughts running amok in my mind. I am not very strong-willed, and usually lazy, but I am determined in my actions and keep strong opinions. Things always don’t go my way, so I decided to take one day at a time and try not to keep any goals but follow my heart. I keep trying my hand at new things, and I can Quill expertly, I love making flowers from those colourful strips. You can call me a Jack of all Trades, as I can make several kinds of arts. My love for writing is the gift from my beloved father. This blog was started with the inspiration an insistence from a couple of friends, but now it is my passion, and I love to blog. I am a total movie buff, love watching English movies especially, Music is in my soul, and I love both Hindi and English music, but old Hindi songs are my weakness. I love to read, be it books or blogs, though biographies and newspapers are not my cups of tea, I love fiction and literature mostly. Colourful things attract me; My favourite is Blues in all its Hues.

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Tell us a little about your journey on planet earth. How do you travel? As a writer, reader, observer or someone else?         
Sakhi Bansal: I am a simple person with complex personality. As a traveller on this planet I would say, I love nature, I believe in live and let live. The reader in me is impatient, I need to know the end, I need closures. But my glitch is I can’t read next book if I can’t finish the current one owing to the fact that it’s boring. I am a sticker for mystery and thriller genre. The writer in me is very random, any thought can get hold of me and make me write, I can find my muse in most mundane things. But I like to go all in when I write, hate word limits and love to dive deep in the topic. Flash fiction and poetry are my forte. I observe this world as a resident, it’s my home, not as a visionary or philosopher, I really care about it. Each tree uprooted hurts me, as I love to see trees everywhere. 
Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Are you a reader or wannabe author ?  
Sakhi Bansal: First I am a reader, then I am an aspiring Author. I believe in the saying “good readers make good writers, good listeners make good speaker.” I can read anything from a magazine yo a blog, from a novel to a classic. I avoid newspapers, documents, and biographies. As a writer I have some desires to be well known, to leave an impact on my reader, to woo them. I don’t believe in writing to impact, I believe in writing to stir something in them, all the good, the bad and the ugly. My reader should be enriched or enlightened or emboldened in some way.

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: What is your favorite genre- when you are writing and when you are reading! Who are  your favorite authors? What do you like most about them?                   
Sakhi Bansal: my favourite genre is Mystery, Thriller and Drama when reading. To write I prefer Romance, Comedy, Poetry and Free Standing Articles.                             
I like when writers are known by their writing styles, you can tell it’s their book just by the way they take the book along. My favourite authors are:
Jeffrey Archer – Archer on the other hand revolves the story around a character and his family. The story usually traces the hardships, growth and evolution of the protagonist over many years and in some cases like the Clifton chronicles over many generations. Also with Archer’s books, there is always the fate/serendipity factor where characters are pitted alongside the mysterious fate which entangles their lives. Taking the example from Archer’s most renowned work “Kane and Abel”, the world war 2 part of the book where Abel ends up saving Kane’s life. Also the fascination of Archer to bring in the World War in most of his books. With Archer I always expect to fly by the seat of my pants and that rush. 
Sidney Sheldon – With Sheldon, I know I get to read great metaphors, fast paced story, twists and turns and he will take one line of profession and subtly exploit it from all angles almost giving you a crash course.. 
Dan Brown – Dan Brown’s books mostly revolve around an organisation or group which are shrouded in mystery. He gives his take on the workings of the historical events and how things might have transpired. All this wrapped around an intense time ticking thriller. It’s both fast paced and filled with facts and mysticism. Dan Brown is always a cornucopia of facts, trivia and fiction rolled into one. His books are like an insight to things that are covert and controversial. You can’t skip reading a page, you will miss a very vital hint.
J.K.Rowling – What to say about Rowling, the way she has spun a seven book series known as Harry Potter is marvellous. She has a unique style, she has left the reader with some questions in book one, and answered some in book 2, then 3 and 4,5,6 and 7, and then again she asked some questions in book 2 that were answered slowly in next 5 editions. I mean it’s like a jigsaw puzzle that all fits into place when you read the last word of book 7, not many can do that. 
Paulo Coehlo- For Coelho I would say, I feel that to understand Paulo Coelho , one has to understand that he does not write for literary fame. You will hardly find any lucrative paragraphs or tortuous words in his writings. His way of writing is simple and he focuses on delivering more by writing less. Every story written by him has a deeper meaning confined within it although it is decorated by simple everyday words. King has a talent for putting his readers into the world he creates – whether it be 1960s backwoods Maine, a 1930s Louisiana prison, or a fantasy world entirely of his own imagining. He creates engaging characters who you want to root for and puts them in situations where they have to fight to stay alive. And what’s more: he is not afraid to kill off the good guys, because he knows that in real life, sometimes evil wins. King writes great, snappy dialogue, amazing inner dialogue, and descriptions that range from poignant to chilling.
GRR Martin – Martin if course has changed the way we read epics, classics as he took all the taboos and made a book of it, and he made people fall in love with that book. He has written some very sensitive issues in his tale but made them look so important to the plot that he seems totally justified in his choices. 
Khaled Hosseini – Khaled Hosseini is, no doubt, one of my most favourite authors of all times. If you ask why, I would say mostly because he is an awesome story-teller. I love the way his stories encompass the true raw emotions of his characters, their tryst with destiny and with society. The emotion flows free, both in the characters and in my mind visualizing them. And I love the way he puts forward a picturesque depiction of Afghanistan and the way of life there. I am not going to cite excerpts from his novel because of course you must have read him. As of now, I have read The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns both of which were excruciatingly beautiful, detailed and heart-breaking at the same time.
Stephen King – I read Stephen King because he is the only writer who has made me care so much about characters that I have thrown the book across the room when they’ve died – and then ran across to pick it up and keep reading.  I have re-read The Stand eighteen times and some of the deaths in there never fail to move me.  I read King because some of his works have genuinely kept me up nights – not just reading them, but lying awake afterward, wondering what lurks in the dark shadows beyond the edge of my doorway. Even though the rational mind knows there is nothing there, he sets my brain working. He is a masterful storyteller indeed. 

Sharmishtha basu@ Agnishatdal: Where do you see yourself in future? Say ten years from now!
Sakhi Bansal: In some ten years from now I hope to see myself as a Author of atleast a couple of books to my name in my bookshelf. I see myself as someone who wrote purely from her instincts and as someone who wrote more to please herself than her readers as I have heard that you should be our first beta reader, first critic, first fan and until you don’t feel good about your book, the readers never will.

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Do you blog? Tell us a little about what you blog about and if there is some future plans about that, say if it is your launch pad to the writing world or world of enlightenment, self discovery! What is your blog url?
Sakhi Bansal: yes I do blog, at least once daily. My blog is a Pandora’s box, a reflection of me. I pen whatever is going on in my mind that day. I haven’t given it say one particular genre as I am a moody person and can choose to write anything. You will find poems, prose, flash fiction, short stories, articles, quotes, pictures, links, reblogs. It’s a fun ride to read it I promise you. My blogs future is to have a good readership where I can also showcase any books I write. I love feedback as it helps me grow and refine. https://quillnparchment.com/ my URL. 

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Any suggestion for Agnishatdal?
Sakhi Bansal: Well, I would suggest something concrete when I get to research it more, right now I see the ezine has many picture posts, maybe we can limit them and increase literary material.

Sharmishtha Basu@Indie Adda: Do you have anything to say, suggest Indie Authors?
Sakhi Bansal: yes, I would like to suggest them to write from heart, be true to your instincts and listen to the inner voice as they pen their thoughts.

Friday Journals 12.5.17 Diva Dev talks about Chinky Pinky book 2

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Tell us a little bit about your new book Diva. From where can we buy it?
Diva Dev: My New Book is CAP Series 2 Chinky and Pinky Oodhi Baba! It’s the second in the cap series and also a horror/ thriller. You can read it on all leading sites like Amazon, Smashwords and Apple book store. Thank you.
http://mybook.to/cap2 (CAP Series 2)

http://viewauthor.at/hemdiva (MY Author Page)

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: I can see it is a part of a series, so what are you planning with this series? Any specific goal or it will build itself with progress?
Diva Dev: Yes, the CAP series! I plan to write more in the series, considering the praise the first book received. I think it will build itself. If you ask me I’ve a goal of 100!
I’ve always been a fan of books that are part of a series. And I always wished to write one(actually 100) myself.

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Any thing other than books for children in future plans?
Diva Dev: Of course! I’ll be publishing a Romance, Science Fiction and Non- fiction as well. I hope I write them successfully and they’re well received by the readers. Actually I’ve a Million stories running in my mind! And all of them will find their way in my books. Though I’d always continue writing Childrens Fiction. I just love it! Because books for kids are as cute and innocent as themselves.

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: How do you handle studies and writing books, creating ebooks, publishing etc?
Diva Dev: I think it’s because I love what I do! Rest Everything takes care of itself. I do thank my Mummy for being my support. It requires time and dedication and patience. If we have it, we can succeed.
And it’s fellow authors and friends like you that aid in my writing.

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Do you illustrate your books? [If yes then have you been trained in arts or you are a self-made artist?
Diva Dev: Yes, I do sketch for my books. I’ve also designed the book covers for all of them. And I enjoy doing so.
Well, if an hour’s single day drawing class from which I literally ran away, counts as a training… then maybe…
I just loved drawing and sketching things since I was born. The canvas changed as I grew up from walls to pages and now the digital screen.

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Will you share the chapter you have shared in your blog of the new book or a blurb?
Diva Dev: The CAP duo, i.e., Chinky and Pinky are two seven year old little girls. But the trouble they get into are hundred times dangerous their age. Despite that, their friendship, innocence and love, help them conquer the biggest villains. Their moms get into action each time and cross all limits to get the kids safely back.

It’s packed with thrill and horror on every page with a blend of emotions and courage. What began as an inspiration from bedtime stories, which the author’s mom narrated her, turned out to be a super thrilling horror.
Yet the essence of the story stays in the innocent love between friends.

You can read the first chapter for free here- https://www.smashwords.com/extreader/read/700477/1/cap-series-2-chinky-and-pinky-oodhi-baba
http://mybook.to/cap2 (CAP Series 2 on Amazon)
http://viewauthor.at/hemdiva (MY Author Page)

Thursday Fun n Frolics 11.5.17 is for Swati Sarangi

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Tell us something about yourself Swati.
Swati Sarangi: I’m currently pursuing Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. So, basically I’m a post graduate student by profession and a writer by passion. I’m someone who has an intense obsession with words, numbers and colours. Being quite reticent in nature, I feel very expressive when I pen down my thoughts. I’m so much passionate about writing that I never miss a single page of my diary! I can be contacted through- swatisarangi@gmail.com and/or facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/swati.sarangi.165

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: You are quite an accomplished writer, your works have been accepted by many publishing houses, tell us the secret, if you don’t mind!
Swati Sarangi: Thanks for the praise! My journey to the field of writing has just begun, I feel. I feel that I’m just a beginner. It always feels so great when my works are accepted. The secret to my writing is my positive outlook towards the world around me. This in turn offers me a gift of observing things present in my vicinity and binding them through words.

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Where do you see yourself as a writer ten years from now? Will you try stories too?
Swati Sarangi: Future is the most unpredictable concept. So, it’s difficult for me to predict it at this point of time. I write out of my passion, there’s nothing more profound than passion for something. I will continue to write as long as this passion is alive. Yes, I will experiment with stories too.

Sharmishtha basu@ Agnishatdal: Will you tell us a little about your blogs, their contents and urls?
Swati Sarangi: I have maintained two blogs with my sister, Sweta- creative-constellation.blogspot.com and wordstoworld.wordpress.com . The first one is nearly 3 and a half years old whereas the later one has been created recently which has been dedicated to short forms of writing like Haiku and flash fiction. My sister also contributes to these blogs.

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Tell us about your published works, and the urls from where we can buy them, do add the covers if you can please.
Swati Sarangi: Here is the list of some of my published works-

Poem: Days of forgotten past in THE STAGE –
http://www.amazon.in/Stage-Various/dp/9384411280/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1481545842&sr=8-1&keywords=The+stage+pepperscript

Article: Observation- December Issue of Writer’s Ezine

https://pothi.com/pothi/book/various-writers-ezine-december-2016-issue

Poem: Being a girl- Shade of life-2

Poems: A Prayer, Beyond the boundaries of impossibilities – Addiqtd Book of poetry
 amazon.com/AddiQtd-Book-Poetry-Swati-Sarangi-ebook/dp/B00TBPEUNS#navbar 

Issues of Agnishatdal-
(Poush )December Issue

Agrahayan Issue
Poem- Choices

Kartik Issue
Diwali Special: Poem- It’s Diwali here

Ashwin Issue
Article- Binding the household

Bhadra issue
Poem- A Prayer
College Magazine – Technoquest, IGIT , Sarang
Tecnoquest 2k12

Poem: Devils of life

Technoquest 2k13

Technoquest 2k14
Poem: The view, Identity

Different websites and pages-

Blue grass page of FB
Poems- It’s Diwali here , Illuminating through darkness

http://www.learningandcreativity.com
Article: Every man’s man – Shaktiman- http://learningandcreativity.com/shaktimaan-every-mans-man/
Poem: A prayer – https://learningandcreativity.com/prayer/

Bonobology.com
What I learned about relationship lessons from my parents
http://www.bonobology.com/relationships/challenges-and-advice/301-relationship-lessons-from-parents–contest-winners-and-stor

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Do you have something to suggest us, the wannabe successful authors, especially those who are employed or are heading for a career in the dreary real world?
Swati Sarangi: My suggestion for wanna-be-authors would be to just follow their passion relentlessly, rest everything will follow eventually.

Sharmishtha Basu@ Agnishatdal: Any suggestion for Agnishatdal?
Swati Sarangi: Agnishatdal is an amazing platform for debut writers. It is an agglomeration of all forms of art – writing, digital art,photography. It would be better if the presentation (such as font size, color) is made little bit more oriented and uniform. For popularity of this Ezine, more focus should be given on its advertisement.

Sharmishtha Basu@Indie Adda: Do you have anything to say, suggest Indie Authors? As a successful author who has made publishers accept her works?
Swati Sarangi: To Indie Authors, I just want to suggest to keep following their passion. Writing is like a divine gift which should be nurtured effortlessly. Keep writing!

CRYSTAL EYES 10.5.17 to 17.5.17 discount details!

BOOK 5 CRYSTAL EYES 10.5.17 TO 17.5.17

10.5.17 8 A.M. PST TO 12.5.17 1 PM PST 0.99$
12.5.17 1 PM PST TO 14.5.17 6 PM PST 1.99$
14.5.17 6 PM PST TO 17.5.17 12 AM PST 2.99$

FROM THEN ON 4.00$ AGAIN

The kindle copy with concession:

The paperback without concession
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https://wingofdreams.wordpress.com/2017/04/17/some-discounts-on-my-amazon-story-books-for-you/

copy the link n click the pic to activate!

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Sometimes, not very frequently my friends say that they cant access the blogs through links, now, for some reason my internet connection is special, I don’t know why!

But being special it does not opens BlogSpot blogs and

if there are hyperlinks in any blog post they start to malfunction, they wont open or throw fits in my browser, so I have to remove the hyperlinks and provide them like links only.

All you have to do is copy paste the address in your internet browser’s address bar, they automatically add the https:// or www, mine does!

Sorry for this nuisance but I am innocent! believe me! blame my browser (maybe because its too slow or whatsoever!).

Apply the above methods and I am sure they will work.

Friday Journals 5.5.17 Swati Sarangi talks about her book.

Sharmishtha Basu @ Agnishatdal: So Swati this is not first feather in your crown, right? Tell us a bit about previous ones and the ones in queue!
Swati Sarangi: This is actually the 3rd anthology where my work has been published. My poems have been published in 4 anthologies so far and my venture into the world of writing is still on. Here is the link to Shades of life-2 is an anthology of poems and short stories based on different colours. Various emotions have been portrayed through different colours .For example-Red (Rage & Anger), Orange (Vigilance & Anticipation), Yellow (Joy & Ecstasy), Green (Admiration & Trust), Blue (Serene & Trustworthy), Purple (Mysterious & Romantic), Pink (Girlish & Romantic),Black (Powerful & Sophisticated), White (Peace & Virtuous), Gray (Neutral & Gloomy). The anthology has been very well partitioned in different sections of colours and the contents related to that colour have been written under that particular section. At the end of the content of each section, the writer’s bio has been given to connect them to readers.This anthology ends up with a mysterious story by the editor.

Sharmishtha Basu@Agnishatdal: Any plans for going solo? A collection of your brilliant works on the way to becoming?
Swati Sarangi: Yes,It’s on my mind to publish the collection of my poems. I’ll soon start to work on it and publish.

Sharmishtha Basu@Agnishatdal: Planning to try other avenues of literary world? Fiction, non-fiction anything other than poetry?
Swati Sarangi: No plans as such for now!

Sharmishtha Basu@Agnishatdal: From where can we get your book?
Swati Sarangi: Here is the link to order: http://amzn.to/2jCgCfN