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The Good Book Corner Diaries- Preeti Singh

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Preeti Singh co-manages thegoodbookcorner.com. She is an author, published through traditional and self published channels. She has worked as a Content Head, an Acquisitions Editor and a Project Manager with various publishing houses, including Disney Publishing, Popular Prakashan and ACK-Media. 

She helps authors with their manuscripts, helping them refine their storytelling and structure. Her body of work include Unravel, Great Books for Children and Smart Beginnings.

Preeti’s articles have been published in dnaindia.com, mid-day, IndiaAbroad, talkingcranes.com, The Scarsdale Inquirer and HuffPost. Preeti is based in Scarsdale, US and is currently pursuing a M.S. in journalism at the Columbia Journalism School.

1.List the books on your bedside-  Salman Rushdie’s Two Years Eight Months & Twenty Eight Days; The AP Style Book.

2.How important is reading to you? It’s my life…I’m fidgety if I don’t read.

3.How often do you read?  Every single day.

4.Your favourite genre? Apart from Biz books & self help books, I devour all kinds of books.

5.A book you would recommend? Gabriel Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude.

6.Your favourite snack/drink while reading? Chips & Bikaner Bhujia.

7.Favourite literary/book quote- “Anything can happen child, anything can be!” Shel Silverstein

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About artikabakshi

Artika Aurora Bakshi Artika co-manages thegoodbookcorner.com. She comes from a family of lawyers and has a master's degree in International Banking & Finance. Currently based in Sri Lanka, she teaches Commerce and History on a part-time basis at an international school and enjoys being part of the literary scene in Sri Lanka. A regular at the Galle Literary Festival and other literary events in Sri Lanka, Artika's articles and book reviews have featured in the Daily Mirror and Daily News and various blogs, such as, talkingcranes.com, sikhchic.com, sikhnet.com. She is actively involved with SAARC Women's Association of Sri Lanka. An avid reader, Artika runs an online book club with a membership base of over 600 members. Her passion for reading has led her to helping other writers with their manuscripts. Her short stories have been published online and she is also working on her own novel. Artika has published My Little Sikh Handbook and is currently working on her second children's book, with Sikhism as its central theme. You can reach Artika at bakshiartika@gmail.com .

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