inKonversation

Getting to know the creators of the magical worlds of words! Here on the Pensieve . . . . . . .

You read how their creations held our eyes, hearts and minds throughout the word journeys, made us laugh, cry, feel and live through words, painted worlds far off, dead, living and yet to be born in book reviews. inKonversation is an attempt to get to know the mind behind those words, the man (or woman) behind those stories, the soul in those bundles of pulp (or pixels).

Filling The Tales Pensieve with immense joy and honor, these WordMavericks talk about their journeys, dreams and wisdom that only telling stories can give. Go on pull out the wisdom streak, you seek.

inKonversation with Zaarra Khader: Talks On Forbidden Boundaries & The Forbidden One

We get inKonversation with the lady who writes some very interesting stories that are thought provoking as well as sexy.

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inKonversation: Nagendra Murti on Debuting With A Mind Thriller and More…

Born in Bengaluru, India and a Master of Software Engineering from Brandeis University, Waltham, USA, Nagendra Murti is a technologist and

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Winning to Judging: Shoma Narayanan

Banker on weekdays, writer on weekends the first Indian Mills & Boons writer to have a global book release –

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inKonversation With Romance Addict & Addiction – Ruchi Vasudeva

With two novels in her kitty, Ruchi Vasudeva has arrived and some. While her first novel Bollywood Fiance For A

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Give Up (writing) While There’s Still Time! – inKonversation with Andy Paula

Andy Paula is quite a versatile personality. From a teacher to a corporate trainer to a writer, she has travelled

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inKonversation With A (very) Young Love Guru – Anamika Mishra

I have never met Anamika Mishra, so when I got the chance to read her book and interview her, I

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New England Meets India: inKonversation with Betsy Woodman

A north american with memories of India, returns back after decades to write a fiction based in the country of

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Never Stop If You Love Writing: inKonversation with Parthajeet Sarma

Bringing together hope and humor seems like his thing. Atleast his debut proves so. The debutant author who brought us

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Writing Can Be A Bolt From The Blue, Proves Sundari Venkatraman

inKonversation with Sundari Venkatraman who felt the happiness of being a published author when Indireads decided to publish her short novella Double Jeopardy. When I got this book for review I was ready for a quick read without much expectations. This small package made me sit up, bite my nails and hold my breath and above all the oomph factor was something I would not have guessed in my wildest dream.

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Pensiever calling Pensiever: inKonversation with Adite Banerjie

I met Adite through the blogging world. Her book The Indian Tycoon’s Marriage Deal was about to be out and she

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Writing Is More Than Just Being Able To Put A Sentence Together: inKonversation Ambalika Bhattacharyya

She has one of the most intriguing author profiles, we have ever come across Indian writers:  Ambalika was born during

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Never Make Decisions When You’re Angry or Horny, says Lara Bagai

She will be the big Three O soon, has a super bitch competitor in business, has the whackiest supporter there

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inKonversation With Mythologist Par Excellence – Devdutt Pattanaik

This interview is a dream come true for me. No really! I have said this before, The Pregnant King was

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Desi inKonversation from Videsh: A Talk With Ankita Kapoor

Once a desi, always a desi – for the heart knows just one beat! We get inKonversation with the very

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inKonversation: WordMaverick of April 2013 – Adi

A science graduate of Stanford University with an MBA from the Harvard Business School, an insatiable interest in the religious

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What Is Important In Fiction Is That It Has Internal Logic: Amandeep Sandhu

Roll of Honour is without doubt one of the best books read and reviewed on The Tales Pensieve so far and

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inKonversation: WordMaverick of the Month – March 2013

IT guy turned into a love story writer. Heard that so often, no? IT guy turns into a fantasy fiction

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inKonversation: P G Bhaskar – WordMaverick February 2013

He is the proverbial banker-cum-writer, a breed so up and kicking in the Indian writing scenario today; but thankfully he

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Meet the amalgamators of Photos & Fiction: WordMaverick of January 2013

The Stopover has been one of the most exciting debut books I happen to read in the past six months.

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inKonversation With Novelist-On-A-Marathon-Run – Joygopal Podder

He is the writer on a mission; a frenzied mission. He is the official record holder of the fastest published

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Fiction Is The Only Truth That Makes Sense: Aarzoo Shrarma

Start of this week we get inKonversation with a writer from the heart of India. Aarzoo Sharma, lives in a

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Like Guitarists, Painters And Sculptors, You Have To Practice The Craft (of Writing): Rohit Gore

He is the classic Engineer-MBA in the IT industry; But he is also the writer who writes on humane emotions

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inKoversation: Kunal Mukherjee – WordMaverick December 2012

The first interview of 2013 coincidently happens to be the wordsmith who penned one of the best books I read

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Truly, Madly, Deeply Is part of a New Emerging Segment – Semi Literary Reads: Faraaz Kazi

We celebrate love at The Tales Pensieve as we bid adieu to 2012; in out final post of the year

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Incentivised Conversion Is Still Forced Conversion : Oswald Pereria

The man who scintillated  us with his sensational debut on blurring lines in news reporting in The Newsroom Mafia is back

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My Strange Craziness For Spain Lead To Te Amo: Rohit Sharma

An engineer turned writer, debuting with a love story? Sounds similar? Tad too much but Rohit Sharma‘s Te Amo….I Love

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Life Is Too Short To Not Follow Your Heart: Preeti Shenoy

She took to writing through her blog, justamotheroftwo.blogspot.com, to cope with the pain of losing her father and there has been no

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inKonversation: Jugal Mody – WordMaverick November 2012

A web and social media geek at known brands who dedicates his first book to every computer he has ever

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I Had My Own Share of Adventure With a Literary Agent: Anees Salim

Fairy tales – Believe in them? Aren’t they are stuff little girls with frilly dresses believe in?  A college dropout who

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Alice In My Story Was Perhaps Subconsciously Modeled On David Headley : Prem Rao

As we remember 26/11 on its fourth anniversary today, at The Tales Pensieve we get inKonversation with an author who

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Legends of Norse Mythology and A Teen Indian: inKonversation Anusha Subramanian

She is all of 12, loves books, opines with her author father on his book covers and is India’s youngest

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Writing A Novel Is Like A Marathon, Not A Sprint: Mainak Dhar

…..and he has won quite a few marathons! With a self-made-promise to write a book every year and a disciple

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Terrorism & Naxalism Are Already Together In The Red Corridor : Sami Ahmad Khan

Terrorists create mayhem, Naxals create mayhem and if they come together it is mayhem raised to the power of two!

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inKonversation: Janice Pariat – WordMaverick of October 2012

Poetry in prose – that’s Janice Pariat‘s style and what a style! The reader is left wanting to divulge more

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I’d love to write a “spiritual science fiction”: Srini Chandra

Marketing professional and author of a book that is Spiritual Fiction! That is Srini Chandra for you, who wrote a

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I will never plunge full-time into writing: Ravi Subramanian

August 31, 2008 was the first time I got introduced to the story-teller called Ravi Subramanian through a blue colored

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Writing Allowed Me To Create My Own Little Fantasy World: Smita Shetty

Smita Shetty – NRI, a full time mom, full time wife and most of all in a full time job

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inKonversation: Hemant Kumar – WordMaverick of September 2012

Hemant Kumar has been a journalist for three long decades before picking up the pen to write his debut novel,

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inKonversation: Piyush Jha

Ad maker turned Film director Piyush Jha of Chalo America, King of Bollywood and Sikandar fame has added a new

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Gods and Mankind’s Godly Wrestle: inKonversation with Author Ajay Kansal

Dr. Ajay Kansal is a professor and consultant in clinical pathology. During his medical practice, he encountered many suffering patients,

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