From my blogging friend, poet and author, Ritu Bhathal:
This month marks my debut novel, Marriage Unarranged’s six month birthday. And I am excited that it has sold almost 200 copies, and gained nearly 50 reviews on Amazon.
Each comment from a reader is so important, to me. In fact, I recently had an unofficial Book Club meet with some friends of mine, who had read it, and wanted to chat book. That wsa exciting!
But one of the biggies for me, was knowing what my mother thought.
I attribute my love of words and books to my mum. She surrounded us with books and stories from such a young age. So, when she told me she was reading it, I sat, waiting for her feedback.
I didn’t hold my breath until she finished, because I would have been dead.
One thing my mum isn’t nowadays, is a fast reader, so, it was with great pomp and circumstance that…
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