Other Writing

I hope you check out some of my writing elsewhere on the web.


When My Grandmother Died I Rediscovered My Family (on the Ladies Finger)

Girls I Have Known

The Double Burden: Whose Problem Is It? (On women who work outside the home and have to do more than their share of housework as well)

Let's End Rape Culture

Career Development 

Using Social Media to Get a Job: How I Did It and You Can, Too

7 Business Presentation Tips for a Shy Person

Women Leaders At Work: Time To Celebrate?

7 Sins Women Should Commit At Work

Women, Housework, And Supportive Spouses

7 Job Interview Tips Learnt From Dealing With In-Laws

How To Create Your Dream Job

Getting the Best Job You Can

The Joys and Risks of an Unconventional Career

Working from Home: Are Indian Employers Missing an Opportunity?

Tips for Marketing Professionals at Review Time

Wondering If A Marketing Career Is For You?

The Introvert's Guide To Networking In The Real World

9 Tips on Getting the Most Out of A Conference

5 Rules For Prioritizing That I Live By

6 Tips for Working “Virtually” with Remote Offices and Clients

A three-part series of tips on business email: one, two and three.

Small Business Marketing

A Survivor's Guide to Starting a Business with Your Spouse

8 Things To Do Before Starting A Business

6 Tips for Successful Business Blogging

6 Marketing Challenges of Small Businesses

How to Be Welcome at a Blog (or at a Party)

And lots more at the Markitty blog.

Book Reviews

Cut Like Wound by Anita Nair (short version: hated it)

Jana Bibi's Excellent Fortunes by Betsy Woodman (short version: loved it)

The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling (hate)

Wilful Blindness by Margaret Heffernan (meh)

Close, Too Close, an anthology of queer fiction (love: plus my friend Chicu is in it)

Beautiful Country by Syeda Hameed and Gunjan Veda (meh)

Felanee by Arupa Patangia Kalita (meh)

Sultana's Dream and Padmarag by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain (love)

Rebirth by Jahnavi Barua (so much love)

Behind The Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo (love)

Suits by Nina Godiwalla (like: love would be too strong)

The Reluctant Detective by Kiran Manral (meh)

Aftertaste by Namita Devidayal (meh)

The Cousins by Prema Raghunath (hate)