Prem Rao is a thriller writer who turned to his passion for writing after 36 years as a Talent Management specialist and Executive Coach.
His debut novel, a psychological thriller, "It Can't Be You" (Cedar, November 2010) received very wide acclaim. He successfully completed NaNoWriMo in 2009, 2010 and 2011. His second thriller, “Lucky For Some, 13” will be released in October-November 2012.
Prem’s blogs "People at Work & Play" and "Writing To Be Read" have a global following. An alumnus of The Lawrence School, Lovedale; Loyola College, Chennai and XLRI, Jamshedpur, he lives in Bangalore, India and can be reached at email@example.com.
About his forthcoming Book:
“Is the only good terrorist a dead one? When she captures two fanatic fidayeen after their sensational terror strike in Goa in January 2010, little does Major Mohini Nair, of India’s elite counter terrorism force, the National Security Guard, realize that they will come back to haunt her and the nation later that year.
In September 2010, in another audacious, chilling attack, some of Bangalore’s rich and famous are taken hostage in “Opulence” that last word in luxurious living, in a place and at a time they least expect. Clearly, the best of technology has crashed before base human emotions of greed and fanaticism. Ransom money is not what the mysterious terrorists want. They want the release of their two comrades and safe passage in exchange for the hostages. The blood-curling brutality of the perpetrators, who include the beautiful Alice Hatchman, petrifies the hostages driving the story to a fever pitch.
Relishing the gruesome to show her power is easy for Alice as she loves no one. Rescuing the hostages is made more difficult for Mohini, as amongst them is the man she loves. Can the 13th floor penthouse of “Opulence” prove to be lucky for some?”
For more info you can check out his blog “Prem Rao, Story Teller” and the FB Page. You can also find the book trailer video here - http://youtu.be/VQEcdz25f0Y
The final results will be announced on 5th of Oct. In the meantime read and promote entries submitted by fellow contestants and while you are at it use all your socializing skills to get as many votes as possible before 5th Oct. All the best to all the participants
This month's contest is "A letter to yourself..".
The idea is to write a letter to yourself. It could be a letter highlighting your achievements, your fallen dreams, your aspirations or your plans for the future or anything else that you would want to write about. It could be a true account or a work of fiction. These are a few ideas you can consider but do not let your creativity be limited by these.
Please note that the popularity of the post will not have any role in deciding the winner. You can however continue to vote and show your appreciation.
The contest closes on 24th September 2012 and the winners would announced by 2nd October 2012.
DO NOT forget to include the following code at the end of your post so that we can may know that the link you submitted belongs to you and that the entry was created specifically for this contest.
<blockquote> <p style="text-align: center;">This post is part of the contest <span style="color: #800000;"><strong><a title="A letter to yourself.. | WriteUpCafe.com" href="http://www.writeupcafe.com/contest/4" target="_blank">A letter to yourself..</a> </strong><span style="color: #000000;">on</span><strong> <a title="WriteUpCafe.com" href="http://www.writeupcafe.com/" target="_blank">WriteUpCafe.com</a></strong></span></p> </blockquote>
Please use this forum to discuss everything you want about this contest or just say hello to let us know you were here. Your suggestions would help us come up with better contests in future.Please note, Spam and unrelated content will be removed by admin without prior notice.