Vishal Bagaria Contributing Author of Many Anthologies

Dear Sarav,

If there is one writer who can spin around my views on the romance genre of stories, it is, to nobody’s surprise, you. I despise the genre, to be honest. Especially with the trash our current generation of writers is churning out. When I brought myself to read your story (finally), I was deeply impressed. Romance written with such maturity is a rarity.

The narration was amazing, the easy-flowing language, the oh-so-real characters, the twist in the end … it was as if I was reading an excerpt from a Jeffrey Archer novel! The best part what I felt about your story was that it was so high on the drama – and, like you know, without drama, everything is just so tasteless!

I wouldn’t say I loved your story, pardon me for romance is not my genre – but, it was a good, good read! It has the emotions in the right place. Your simplicity is your biggest weapon, dear Sarav, and your description of the wedding gown – ethereal! Readers must, must read THAT portion in your story to truly appreciate that we Indian writers can narrate world-class stories!

I’m counting on you to publish more full-length novels, high on drama and feels. Can’t wait to read more of you on paperback (blogs are different, reading paperback with the smell is a totally different thing).

Your’s and your better half’s conspired story is one of those stories in our anthology, Shades of Life, that will definitely make for a good Valentine’s present. Or a complimentary gift with a sorry card, in case of the usual domestic tussles! 😉 😀

Cheers, man!!!

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