This was apparently my most popular post this year. Woohoo, Shaheen! I thought we’d take a wee look back at auld lange syne.
New to the Indie scene, Shaheen Darr has recently dropped her very first novel, Kismet, but she’s a poet from way back. Shaheen thought that the transition from poetry to romantic fiction just makes sense. When asked about her inspirations, she gave a poet’s answer: “The beauty of nature, the purity and innocence in children, the support of a loved one.”
Making her home currently in Great Britain, Shaheen has roots from much farther east, and she shares with us her thoughts on living as an immigrant in a western culture.
I have a habit of making diary notes about interesting events and people I encounter in day-to-day life. All these notes came together when I decided to write my debut novel Kismet – A Desi Rhapsody in London. My story is based in Southall, a borough in the West of London, which is home to a diverse number of…
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