Editor | Non-fiction
How to Get Published in India is India’s first and only comprehensive book on writing, publishing and selling a book. This one-stop source is an essential guide for anyone who wants to get published, no matter what they are writing. Packed with publishing secrets, writing tips and marketing hacks, the book touches upon every genre from literary novels to commercial fiction to short stories to poems to non-fiction. There is something in this book for everyone, whether you’re a banker with a secret desire to write a thriller about the stock exchange, a retired civil servant with a passion for the Chola Empire, a student fanatising about writing that perfect poem, or a corporate leader wanting to share your industry knowledge with the world. The book’s got everything you need to know.
Written by multiple award-winning author Meghna Pant, one of India’s leading writers, the book also showcases a collection of interviews with prominent authors, editors, publishers, distributors, ghost-writers, reviewers, poets, designers and agents – including Jeffrey Archer, Twinkle Khanna, Shobha De, Durjoy Datta, Ashwin Sanghi, Ravi Subramanian, Rashmi Bansal, Manil Suri, Kunal Basu, Namita Gokhale, Vikas Swarup, Meena Kandasamy and Preeti Shenoy– who share their secrets, advice and tips that will change the fate of your book.
About the author:
Meghna Pant is the bestselling author of One and Half Wife, Happy Birthday, The Trouble with Women and Feminist Rani
She has been the recipient of the Laadli Media Award, Bharat Nirman Award, FON South Asia Short Story Award and Muse India Young Writer Award. Her work has been shortlisted for international awards like the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, Frank O’Connor International Award and Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award.
Pant’s short stories have been published in over a dozen international literary magazines, including Avatar Review, Wasafari, Eclectica, The Indian Quarterly and QLRS, as well as in several anthologies. She is a regular panelist on prime-time television and literary festivals and has conducted writing workshops across the world. Pant is currently based in Mumbai.