Madhuri Iyer


Madhuri Iyer is an award-winning copywriter with a twenty-five year career in advertising in Mumbai, Delhi, Muscat, Dubai, and Toronto.  She has worked for agencies like FCB Ulka, Everest Saatchi, McCaan, and Lowe Lintas. She has also holds a certificate in screenplay writing from Toronto. Subsequently, Madhuri edited a series of four health and fitness […]

Mamun M. Adil


An intrepid traveller, Mamun M. Adil (@mamunadil) was born in Egypt and has lived in Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Oman, the UAE and the US. With a Bachelor’s degree in media studies and journalism from Queens College, City University of New York, Mamun has been working for the Business Development and Research Department of The Dawn […]

Natasha Ahmed


Natasha Ahmed is a pen name. In real life, Natasha is a graphic designer, a businesswoman and occasionally writes art and book reviews for publications within Pakistan. She created the pen name to avoid awkward questions of morality and religion (since her book advocates sexual freedom for women) from her close but extremely large family. She works in a […]



Neelima Vinod spent her childhood in the Persian Gulf, with holidays in the warm, dreamy climes of southern India. Writing about the supernatural is an inevitable outcome of her exotic background. She has acquired her M.Phil in English literature and worked as editor, teacher and writer. She now lives in Bangalore, India. Her current obsessions […]

Pamela Q. Fernandes


Pamela Fernandes has been a medical writer for over five years. She made the switch to writing fiction when facts and medicine became more about numbers and less about people. As a doctor she has come across various people who fire her imagination. She has travelled extensively and frequently blogs about the places she visits. […]

Parul Tyagi


An active blogger, avid reader, passionate cook, writer of novels and short stories, follower of politics and reality shows, mother of two, married to her best friend, and an unstoppable chatterbox—Parul Tyagi’s life is jam-packed. She and her husband are advocates of living life from one holiday to another. Her writing comes from the heart […]

R S Khambete


Dr. R S Khambete is a practising family physician in Ahmedabad, India. He believes that an author is born, not trained, and that an author needs a profession. His medical practice and other activities form the foundation for his passion in life, writing stories and novels. Till date, his published work includes hundreds of short […]

Roopa Menon


Roopa Menon grew up in Kerala and migrated to Amchi, Mumbai at the age of ten. Her love for reading was kindled by her grandfather’s library where she passed countless hours poring over a variety of musty smelling, dog-eared books. She believes in learning from the best; the likes of Toni Morrison, Cormac McCarthy, and […]

Sandhya Sayani


Sandhya Sayani is a short story writer and novelist. Her works have appeared in ReadingHour,, and Sandhya first discovered her love for writing when she started blogging and was pleasantly surprised when people started commenting on her writing. Her passions include reading, writing, watching cricket, and listening to music. After living in the […]

Sarita Varma


A voracious reader of escapist literature, freelance writer Sarita Varma has contributed short stories for the Chicken Soup series and has written numerous articles for magazines and web sites on history, travel, health and a host of diverse topics. A postgraduate in history, Sarita loves the light-hearted romances of Georgette Heyer, historical detective fiction by […]