Indireads first e-book anthology "The Long & Short of It" is a book I'm honestly proud to be associated with. Featuring the winners and runner-ups of their first international short story competition held in 2013, the book has 18 stories from four genres, namely:
03. Paranormal and
In my experience, Indireads has always struck me as a very professional and meticulous publishing company dealing with e-books and it shows in this book too. I found myself nodding so often while reading the interview of the founder of this publishing company that focuses on stories specific to South Asia and I think you will too.
The book is presently available for 50% off (offer valid until April 26th) which would translate to less than Rs 100/- for all the formats (pdf/epub/mobi) combined. Simply CLICK HERE to go to the page and add the book to your cart. In the cart, type in BOOKDAY in the 'Coupon Code' section and abracadabra! You've saved enough money to buy me two chicken biryanis!
My own stories within the collection are two of my own personal favourites for the style (noir) and themes I chose while writing them and were the winner and one of the runner-ups of the "Crime" genre in the contest (I know, I know. It must be really reassuring to know that a doctor's so well versed in crime.). To hear from some of the featured authors and their opinions on short story writing, click here.
For those who have a story to tell, there's even better news. Indireads' 2nd short story contest has now begun and will give a chance once more for all of you to weave your creative webs and become a published author.
Enjoy. Do tell me/Indireads directly what you thought of the book.