‘The Secret Truth’- Shards of Ink by The Pen Man’s Diary!

Ink is beautiful, even in the form of shards piercing your soul.
So here we announce the launch of “Shards of Ink”, a soulful collection of poetries and stories soothing a reader’s mind.

“The pen man’s diary” in association with their eBook Publisher Voice Verso brings to you this mesmerizing collection of works of poets and storytellers from different parts of the globe. The pen man’s diary VoiceVerso.com.

Read my short story, ‘The Secret Truth’ about a secret that might change the lives of two women- Sophia and Isabella.

Please do read, like, share and leave your feedback.

Kindle link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072PRC97C

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The Hourglass (Wait Till I Tell You) – an anthology of short stories and poem!

Really excited to receive the copies of yet another anthology, Wait Till I Tell You, by Moments Publishers, and edited by the very talented, Vatsal Shah.

Read my short story- The Hourglass and poem – A Life of A Thousand Lies in this book.

You can purchase it from Amazon: http://www.amazon.in/dp/9385782606

You can also read my short story here: http://thetalkingstories.com/2017/04/24/the-hourglass-by-debolina-coomar/

Please do read, like, share and leave your feedback.

Also sharing some of the reviews I got for my story:

WAIT TILL I TELL YOU – an anthology of short stories and poems!

Really excited about my next anthology, Wait Till I Tell You, by Moments Publishers and edited by an amazing editor, Vatsal Shah. It features my short story and a poem. It has amazing stories, poems, and flash fictions by 48 authors from different walks of life.

The editor writes: “Wait Till I Tell You”, is a collection of more than one hundred and ten stories, poems, flash-fiction and micro-tales, put together by various authors. The authors are of different age-groups from all over India, from metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Banglore to Jaipur, Lucknow, Aurangabad, Pune, Allahabad, Visakhapatnam, Coimbatore, Vadodara, Rajkot, Thane, to Noamundi, Jharkhand, Bhuj, Dewas (M.P.) and Ooty.
The different variety of genres in the stories/ poems include Love, Romance, Mystery, Suspense, Thrillers, Horror, LGBT, Slice of Life, Fantasy tale, Tragedy, Musings and Folk-tale retold.
The authors include writer’s who have previously published their own books: Tulika Mukerjee Saha, Shilpa Pitroda, Amol Bhagwati, Daksha Bhat, Ruchika Rastogi, Purnima Dubey, Minu Jasdanwala, Ravindra Singh Thakur, Kavita Bhatt, to authors published in various anthologies: Debolina Coomar, Saswati Dixit, Ankita Singh, Parul Singh, Siri Nalini, Sravan Vasantharao, Nirav Sinhaa, Dr. Sheetal Nair, Sabeena Murali, Riya Jain, Namrata Thakur, Sonal Pokharna, Priyansh Nigam, Nikita Iyer, Sayandeep Das, Nehal Maheshwari, Shreyas Pokharna, Aparna Preethi, to many authors who are being published for the first time.
The book is compiled and edited by Vatsal Shah, a Gold Medalist from CEPT university, an Architect and Interior Designer from Ahmedabad. A writer of unusual stories since childhood, he has contributed to many anthologies. After getting published in more than 10 anthologies he took his love for stories further by being an editor by choice. With his thinking cap on, he gave valuable enriching suggestions but at the same time accepted and encouraged the individuality of every author.
Wait Till I Tell You will definitely be a treat which would delight the reader with its variety and genres.

GRAB YOUR COPY TODAY! Pre-order from Amazon.in: http://amzn.to/2oj1Mgi

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DON’T miss this one.

A few notes about my work.

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Book Review – The First Trillionaire by Sapna Jha!

Sometimes, a story starts from very simple, mundane things in life, but gradually it unravels unexpected twists and turns and takes you to a climax of intense emotion. You get so involved that you don’t want to miss any moment of excitement. Well, this is exactly how I felt when I was reading, The First Trillionaire by Sapna Jha. An intense plot with an excitement at every corner kept me glued to the pages.

The First Trillionaire is a story of a small town girl, who has big dreams and bigger fortune waiting for her. Her fate was decided much before she was born, but God probably chose a twisted path for her to achieve what is truly hers. There are many aspects of the plot, which have been entwined tactfully to engage the reader till the end.

A village girl becoming a trillionaire by inheritance- WHY and HOW? Well, it wasn’t an easy journey for Shail, but slowly and gradually, her fate took her towards her destiny. And, all along her immense belief and devotion to Ma Durga kept her alive. This is a gripping storyline, which you have to read to believe that how a simple girl from India became the center of attraction for the world, including terrorists and foreign media.

What I liked: The language is simple, easy to follow and relatable. Yet, the richness of words at places are commendable.  The imagery at places is noteworthy. The characters have been aptly introduced. No unnecessary characters were introduced. And, their individual stories were also complete and there are hardly any loose ends. The words properly spaced on the pages, which makes it easy to read.

The cover design is also eye-catching and impressive.

My favourites: I liked how the author has connected the characters of the story. Also, I liked the transition between fiction and reality in places.

What I expect: At places, I felt the situation could have been a bit more descriptive. Certain ideas seemed a bit vague to me, so I was left to make my own assumptions. In the end, the donation decision was a bit hard to digest, but I guess Olivia had all the reasons to do so. Overall, I enjoyed the plot as a work of fiction.

My Rating: 4 out of 5. The plot will keep intriguing me, whenever I think about Shail and her journey in my mind, whether somewhere, someone is really waiting to be the first trillionaire.

Wishing Sapna more success and best of wishes for her upcoming endeavours.

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