Roshani Chokshi

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Roshani Chokshi is the New York Times bestselling author of The Star-Touched series and Aru Shah and The End of Time, book one in the Pandava series. She grew up in Georgia, where she acquired a Southern accent but does not use it unless under duress. She has a luck dragon that looks suspiciously like a Great Pyrenees dog. Her work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Uncanny Magazine, Shimmer, and Book Smugglers. She is the 2016 finalist for the Andre Norton Award, and a 2016 Locus finalist for Best First Novel. Her short story, The Star Maiden, was longlisted for the British Fantasy Science Award.

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Monday, August 6th, 2018

Guest Author Roshani Chokshi: Finding the Right Writing Rituals for You

I’m always tickled when I'm asked about writing rituals. Mostly because it sounds like a delightfully witchy thing to do. Like, here I am gathering the various entrails of animals for future auguries, and plucking obscure plants with moon-pale roots only when the night is at its darkest. I wish! Then I would finally have a purpose for all the … Read More


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