April 23, 2015 Reet Singh Have you ever walked into somebody’s home and been pleasurably assaulted by the smell of brownies cooling on a rack? Or heard the welcome patter of rain as it falls on a parched driveway? How about a bunch of golden kumquats bravely clinging to the branches of a barren tree… Continue reading
January 27, 2014 Reet Singh We all love a good story. How often have we started a book that we couldn’t put down? Or watched a serial on the television that we wished would not end? That is what a good story does, ensnares us and keeps us hooked long after we’re done with it.… Continue reading
March 20, 2014 Twenty Questions with … Reet Singh I had the pleasure of ‘meeting’ todays’ #TwentyQuestions guest in an author group on Facebook so I am delighted to be able to introduce you all to Reet Singh, author of Scorched by His Fire released last month by Harlequin India… 1) Have you always been a… Continue reading
D’you know what I love about you?
That’s what I love…
I love that you never listen to a word I say!
Yet you hear what I dare not speak.
In response to a question posed by poet and author, Madhuri Maitra:
The romances I grew up reading revolved around dashing Englishmen, debonair French nobles, ruthless Arab sheiks, swashbuckling Australian ranchers and the like. The stories unfolded in exotic locations. Therefore, when called upon to write a romance in an Indian setting, I imagined it would be difficult. How would I get an Indian hero to do what Englishmen and Frenchmen had been doing in the Mills and Boons of yore?
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Thank you for coming over to talk to me. I’m really looking forward to your next two offerings – they are both sequels to ‘Playing with Fire’, I understand.
Let’s talk about them – ‘Dancing with Fire’ and ‘Living with Fire’!
Two sequels at once – awesome! How do you do it? Do you write concurrently, sequentially, what? Tell us something about that – perils, pitfalls, advantages.