Getting Candid With Author Kiran Manral

Spinning a Yarn Of Life


Spinning a Yarn of Life welcomes the gorgeous Kiran Manral. 

She isn’t tall but Kiran Manral author of Once Upon a Crush is sure a towering personality. A freelance writer, author, social activist, a twitterati and a doting mother Kiran Manral is elegant, witty, charming, easy-going and a very affectionate person. I have yet to meet her and yet I totally connect with her at many levels.

It gives me great pleasure and honor to share a candid conversation I recently had with her. We both wanted to talk about something other than writing and books so over tall chilled glasses of lemonades we began chatting  love, life and all things bright from two different cities.

Me-  Wondering how the word ‘crush‘ was used first as ‘having a crush on someone’, and why. The verb and the noun have two completely opposite meanings. What do you think?

K- Ha ha ha…

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About Kiran Manral

Kiran Manral published her first book, The Reluctant Detective in 2011. Since then, she has published nine books across genres till date. Her books include romance and chicklit with Once Upon A Crush (2014), All Aboard (2015), Saving Maya (2017); horror with The Face at the Window (2016), psychological thriller with Missing, Presumed Dead (2018) and nonfiction with Karmic Kids (2015), A Boy’s Guide to Growing Up (2016) and True Love Stories (2017). Her short stories have been published on Juggernaut, in magazines like Verve and Cosmopolitan, and have been part of anthologies like Chicken Soup for the Soul, Have a Safe Journey (2017) and Boo (2017). Her articles and columns have appeared in the Times of India, Tehelka, DNA, Yowoto, Shethepeople, New Woman, Femina, Verve, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Conde Nast Traveller, DB Post, The Telegraph, the Asian Age, iDiva, TheDailyO and more. She was shortlisted for the Femina Women Awards 2017 for Literary Contribution. In 2018, she was awarded the International Women's Day award for literary excellence by ICUNR and Ministry of Women and Children, Government of India. She is a TEDx speaker and a mentor with Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk 2017.
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1 Response to Getting Candid With Author Kiran Manral

  1. tikulicious says:

    Thank you for reblogging Kiran. Hope to read your book soon. Best wishes.


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