My Book Release



I guess people who are connected to me on social media are aware one of my short stories has recently been published in a multi author, multi genre anthology. The best part is it happens to be in my favorite genre - Science Fiction. It is nothing close to what my idols write or the dream story I plan to write one day. But still I feel I made a decent beginning in my favorite genre.

As part of the promotion for this book, I have written an article on the science fiction genre on the website that organized the contest to select stories for the book. Please find the article here I hope it give some insight on the genre to those not initiated into this genre.

The above article is more an impersonal essay. Soon I will be writing a post on my personal experiences with the genre - how I got introduced to the genre, how my interest developed, why I love the genre and all that stuff.

Anyone interested in buying the book can buy at one of these sites. It is a 240 page book titled 'Ten Shades of Life' having 10 stories by 10 different authors and costs Rs. 139.

Infibeam
BookAdda
Amegabooks

I will soon post a review of the book focusing on the other stories on the book as well once I am done reading them. I have interacted with the other authors and they seem like great people. I hope their stories are great too. You can check out the preview of the stories written by fellow author Dr. Roshan Radhakrishnan here.

48 comments:

DS said...

Congrats TF! Finally all my friends slowly getting published one by one. Happy for you.

Suresh Chandrasekaran said...

All the best TF to you and your fellow authors!

Jay Singh said...

Hi TF,

This is great stuff. Good going. Sci-fi is quite a tricky genre. Will definitely buy this book to satiate my sci-fi needs.
Congratulations on getting Published :)

Regards

Jay
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jaish_vats said...

Moment to celebrate TF :) Hearty Congrats and may this just be the beginning for many more such achievements . Good luck :)

The Fool said...

Thanks DS. You have been a constant support through my writing journey for the past one year.

The Fool said...

Thanks a lot, CS and let me publicly thank you for proof reading this story that has got published.

The Fool said...

Thanks Jay. Please do read my story and share your feedback.

indu chhibber said...

Heartiest congratulations Karthik,you are now well on the road to achieving your goal.I wish you all the best,you will definitely achieve greater laurels!!

The Fool said...

Thanks a lot, Jayashree. I hope your wishes come true.

The Fool said...

Thanks a lot, Indu. Its all thanks to the good wishes of a few well wishers like you.

Mixi said...

Congratulations! I haven't read much of what you've written, but I hope to remedy that at the earliest! Plus, I have recently been introduced to the IFW blog through Suresh sir, so will probably be running into you more often :)

Wish you great success with this and all future endeavours!

umashankar said...

TF, I am sure your lone contribution will make the book worth reading.

The Fool said...

Thanks for the faith in my writing abilities, umashankar. I hope the story does not disappoint you.

The Fool said...

Thanks, Mixi. Hope to see you at my blog in the coming days.

debajyoti said...

Wow, that's great news TF! will go through the article tonight and i am definitely going to buy this book! congratulations!!!

Deepa said...

And congratulations once again! Getting published in the genre you love would be a thrill! :) I look forward to your review.

The Fool said...

Thanks a lot, debajyothi.

Rachna said...

Congrats TF. I will be buying the book once it appears on Flipkart. Look forward to reading my friends' stories.

Tomichan Matheikal said...

Congrats. Look forward to reading it too.

Arti said...

This is great news, TF! Yay! Humble beginnings lead to great achievements... and I'm delighted to see that you are well ahead on your way. Really happy for you. Here's wishing you all the success always and I look forward to reading more about this genre and your writings. All the best! :)

makeachange1 said...

Congratulations TF, Looks interesting... Si-Fi is one of my fav. genres... Article is good as well.

Afshan said...

Heartiest congrats :)
I will order soon

Puru@ShadowsGalore said...

Congratulations TF ! Keep scaling new heights :)

the little princess said...

congrats!! 3 of the bloggers I read are a part of this book...roshan, deepa and you...looking forward to reading it soon. All the very best!!

medha kapoor said...

Congratulations TF! I look forward to reading the book.

Priyaa Arora said...

Congratulations :) :)

The Fool said...

Once again thanks, Deepa. Yeah - I heard your story also has lot of love and thrill in it. Looking forward to read it soon.

The Fool said...

Thanks Rachna. Not sure if it is going to be on Flipkart. Guess Infibeam is reasonably reliable.

The Fool said...

Thanks, Romichan. Would love to hear your feedback on the story.

The Fool said...

Thanks a lot, Arti. Its all thanks to good wishes of people like you.

The Fool said...

Thanks makeachange. Hope you will read the story too.

The Fool said...

Thanks a lot, Afshan. Would love to know what you think of my story.

The Fool said...

Thanks a lot, Puru. Hope you will be reading the book.

The Fool said...

Great, little princess. Thanks.Do let me know what you think of my story once you are done.

The Fool said...

Thanks a lot Medha. I guess books have already started being delivered. So you will receive soon if you have ordered.

The Fool said...

Thanks a lot, Priyaa.

cifar shayar said...

congratulations

Maliny, said...

Hey congratulations TF . Went through Dr. Roshan's article. Sounds promising :) Will make it a point to grab a copy. Go ahead and pen down a full length novel too . Best wishes :)

Saru Singhal said...

Congrats! :)

Corinne Rodrigues said...

Congratulations! Well done. Looking forward to reading the book sometime soon. :)

dvirada said...

Congratulations! Though I am not a sci-fi fan, this the one book I know I will enjoy reading for sure.

I am sure this is just the beginning and we can read many more of your bestsellers in the near future:)

The Fool said...

Thanks cifar.

The Fool said...

Thanks a lot, Maliny. Would love to know what you think of my story.

The Fool said...

Thanks, Saru.

The Fool said...

Thanks Corrine. Please do read and let me know what you think of my attempt.

The Fool said...

Thanks a lot for your wishes, Shweta. Hopefully I will find some way of getting a copy across to you.

Elvira Lobo(Elli) said...

CONGRATS AND WISH U LOADS OF SUCCESS AHEAD:)

The Fool said...

Thanks a lot, Elvira.

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