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Why You Should Swipe Right on “Love Swipe Blackmail

In a world where Indian suspense thriller novels are as plentiful as samosas at a wedding, why should you swipe right on “Love Swipe Blackmail“? Well, if you’re tired of the same old chai and chaat routine and craving a

her musing verse

Her Musing Verse 

‘I would love to see what you would come up with in the Sequel!!’ She texted me the above expectation or a challenge, if you will, as a part of her private review of Love Swipe Blackmail. She? A book

Reader Not Found! 

There are two things that are unique to this reader, not counting the fact that this reader is not to be found! Let me start with the second uniqueness first. She-who-cannot-be-found, talks of the protagonist going from Sofu(n) to Sofu(cked).

The Mysterious Message from Ms. D

It was the 19th of March 2022, a Saturday. My Instagram handle notified me that someone has posted a story with my novel Love Swipe Blackmail in their hand, adding the caption, ‘Happy Saturday @AuthorNitishBhushan’. It is usually the author’s

Agni, Facing the Red Sun

If the title has spooked you, trust me it spooked me too when I coined it. What the hell does it even mean – Agni, Facing the Red Sun. It is not as if I am thinking of possible titles

What’s in a Cover – 2?

In the previous blog we have already established the difficulty we went through in designing the right cover for Love Swipe Blackmail. Here’s how we had progressed. Like I reported to you in the last blog, Love Swipe Blackmail is

What’s in a Cover – 1?

In one of the Archies comics that I read as a child, there was an episode where Waldo Weatherbee is playing baseball. He is a plus-sized man and not many take him seriously until they see him hitting home runs.

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What’s In a Name?

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” Nothing would hound me more than this line from the play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ by William Shakespeare, after I had finished

Why Write a Mystery Thriller?

This is another question I get asked very frequently. Why did you choose mystery novel as the genre for your writing? It is exciting to write a thriller. It is tough to write a thriller. If written well, it keeps

Is Love Swipe Blackmail a work of fact or fiction?

What does this question tell me? That the storyline is relatable. Many readers have asked me this question – whether it is fiction or real-life story. So let me share with you all the story behind the story. As I

Three Frustrated Men – The Sequel to 12 Angry Men

In a hot jury room in New York City, 12 men discuss the innocence or guilt of a teenager accused of murdering his father. As time passes, they begin to question their own values and morals. Yup you got it

Happy Birthday, Smoke Your Worries Away

So why isn’t there a sad sunglass emoji? To show that I am unhappy and yet I am cool! Imagine being at a place where you feel at equal peace between happiness and sadness. Where is that place? is such

You Pray for Rain, You’re Gonna Deal With the Mud Too!

Gurgaon Roads are amazing! On the same road sometimes you see a pig, sometimes a Bentley, and sometimes, a pig in the Bentley! So said a famous stand-up comedian. This time I won’t give his name. You want to guess

Bharat’s Big Fat G20 Wedding

How many of us have attended at least one big fat wedding? Chances are most of us have. Those who have attended Punjabi weddings, or weddings in India inspired by Punjabi weddings, would know the ‘big fat’ about these weddings.

My Reading Habit 2

I enjoyed reading the Mahabharat and Ramayan texts as a part of the school curriculum. For me, it was a revision of sorts. Remember I had mentioned how I was initiated into reading poetry, Ramayan, Mahabharat and comics from Amar

My Reading Habit 1 

I must have been in my 3rd or 4th standard when my father introduced me to reading by gifting me a book of poems. Not just any poems, but the works of the great Leo Tolstoy. It was a collection