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Tuesday Teaser from Desperate in Dubai

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

What’s Behind That Face?

 If you have 9 minutes, they would be well spent watching this heartbreaking video on comic Anthony Griffith. “Comedians spend years honing their stage persona, but when all-star comic Anthony Griffith tells the story of his life as a comedian and as a father, not even he can keep it together. To be honest, I…

Have You Heard of the Economy of Trash?

If you haven’t, you should. I met Anshu Gupta last week, the face behind GOONJ, whose organization has won many awards for his social entrepreneurship. I realized, how one man, with good entrepreneurial skills, an insatiable curiosity for inconvenient problems and the ability to innovate in order to solve them, can create a revolution.

If You Met Your Ideal Readers, What Would You Say to Them?

If you meet your ideal reader, what would you say to him/her? This is one of my curiosities with all fiction writers I meet — I ask that and other questions to Monideepa Sahu, one of my co-writers on the African-Asian short story anthology Behind The Shadows, with whom I’ve shared another anthology, and who…

If You Met Your Ideal Readers, What Would You Say to Them?

If you meet your ideal reader, what would you say to him/her? This is one of my curiosities with all fiction writers I meet — I ask that and other questions to Monideepa Sahu, one of my co-writers on the African-Asian short story anthology Behind The Shadows, with whom I’ve shared another anthology, and who…