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How to Publish a Book in India: Masterclass with Meghna Pant

How to Publish a Book in India: Meghna Pant

Struggling with how to publish a book in India, and market it?

Help is here with this Masterclass with Meghna Pant. 

  • When: June 5th-6th, 2021 from 11 am to 4 pm (IST)
  • Where: Online
  • Who: Meghna Pant

Meghna Pant is an award-winning author of various titles across genres. Her book, How to Get Published in India (Bloomsbury, 2019) is considered to be India's first self-help book on publishing in India. (Scroll below for a detailed profile) 

  • How much: INR 9000/-  

                        For International participants: USD 130 (For our cancellation policyclick here. )

  • Class Size: 20
  • Pre-requisite : Participants need to have a laptop and a good internet connection.

Do you want to get published but don't know how? Has 'Publish that book' been on your wish list for the longest now? Then this Masterclass by Meghna Pant on 'How to Publish your book in India' is for you! 

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About the Book 

A useful guide to navigating the often opaque Indian publishing industry, the book fills a vacuum in the market .

EARLY BIRD OFFER

All participants registering before 1st June 2021 will receive a physical copy of Meghna Pant's How to Get Published in India (Bloomsbury, 2019). All the sign-ups after that will get an eBook.

About

Every body has a book in them. - Christopher Hitchens

However only a handful are able to publish it. The "Why" behind this is what led award-winning author Meghna Pant to devise this unique workshop.

Bringing together her experience of being an author and having worked with some of the best publishing houses in India, Meghna Pant demystifies the process of getting published in India. She wrote a book on it. Literally!

In this 2 day workshop, she will be answering the three most pivotal questions for any writer.

  • How to write your book.
  • How to publish your book.
  • How to market your book.

This workshop is for all aspiring writers who are looking at getting published in India. It is also for those writers who have already published their books for it also explores the various ways in which one can market their book. 

All the sessions in the workshop will be live and interactive. These sessions will also be followed by brief Q and A sessions.

We only accept limited number of applicants in one workshop on a first-come first-served basis. To apply, please click the blue button below. (Please make sure you have a writing sample handy)

Have questions? Feel free to write to us at namrata@himalayanwritingretreat.com or connect with us at +91 73035 16665 (Call/ WA/Signal).

Course Takeaways

  • Learn how to find inspiration & skills for your stories
  • Which genres are popular
  • How to approach a publishing house
  • Role of Marketing 
  • How to Market your book

Course Expectations

  • Get feedback on your writing from Meghna Pant and other participants
  • Analyze your strengths and weaknesses for getting published
  • Understanding how publishing works in India
  • Know the people behind a book ( Editors, Cover Designers, Book Reviewers etc.)

About Meghna Pant

Meghna Pant is an award-winning author, columnist, feminist and TEDx speaker. Her books have been published to critical and commercial acclaim. 

Pant's debut collection of short stories Happy Birthday (Random House, 2013) was long-listed for the Frank O'Connor International Award 2014. One and a Half Wife (Westland, 2012)-her bestselling debut novel-won the national Muse India Young Writer Award and was shortlisted for several other awards, including the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. Her book The Trouble with Women (Juggernaut, 2016) is considered a landmark in feminist writing and was described as 'the best book from Juggernaut' by Hindu Business Line. Pant has also won the FON South Asia Short Story Award (2016) and the Bharat Nirman Award (2017) for her writing.

Her books – FEMINIST RANI (Penguin Random House, 2018), THE TROUBLE WITH WOMEN (Juggernaut, 2016), HAPPY BIRTHDAY (Random House India, 2013) and ONE & A HALF WIFE (Westland, 2012) have been published to commercial and critical acclaim. Her book HOW TO GET PUBLISHED IN INDIA (Bloomsbury) is India's first-ever self-help book on publishing and it includes never-before collected essays from experts in their field, including Jeffrey Archer, Shobhaa De, Twinkle Khanna, Ashwin Sanghi, Meena Kandasamy, Durjoy Datta, Preeti Shenoy, Ravi Subramanian and many more. It was #1 on Amazon’s Hot New Releases and #2 on Amazon's Bestseller List.

Her latest book is a women-centric comedy drama called The Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Good News which has been recently released by Penguin India.

About the Book 

A useful guide to navigating the often opaque Indian publishing industry, the book fills a vacuum in the market .

EARLY BIRD OFFER

All participants registering before 1st June 2021 will receive a physical copy of Meghna Pant's How to Get Published in India (Bloomsbury, 2019) . All the participants after that will be given an eBook of the same book.

After the workshop, you will have:

  • A synopsis and Query Letter
  • Knowledge of how to approach a publishing house
  • Information of how to choose a publisher
  • Understanding of book marketing
  • Tips on how to build a marketing plan for your book
  • Ideas for book promotion

We only accept limited number of applicants in one workshop on a first-come first-served basis. To apply, please click the blue button below. (Please make sure you have a writing sample handy)

Have questions? Feel free to write to us at namrata@himalayanwritingretreat.com or connect with us at +91 73035 16665 (Call/ WA/Signal).