Damyanti Biswas is the author of You Beneath Your Skin and numerous short stories that have been published in magazines and anthologies in the US, the UK, and Asia. She has been shortlisted for Best Small Fictions and Bath Novel Awards and is co-editor of the Forge Literary Magazine. Her next literary crime thriller, The Blue Bar, is represented by Lucienne Diver from The Knight Agency, and was published by Thomas & Mercer on January 1, 2023.
Ah, but the word count is steady or rising! That’s good! Keep at it, Damyanti, you can do it!
I have days in a row where I barely crack 700 words and then suddenly a thousand or more pour forth for days on end. It’s like training for a marathon.