Author Santosh Avvannavar has been supremely generous and I have 5 copies of his new book The Umbilical Cord, … to give away to 5 lucky winners.
Not just this the 5 lucky winners will win each a complimentary book -Surrogate Author too.
This giveaway starts today- 8th September 2015 and will end on 18th September 2015, during end of which 5 lucky winners will be chosen.
Blurb: “Here comes a compilation of 40 short stories by Meena R Chandawarkar and Santosh Avvannavar that uses The Umbilical Cord as a metaphor to bring social awareness and intends to draw the reader’s attention towards the society. The stories in this book revolve around love, forgiveness, empathy etc. as society is a cobweb of relationships. There is something for everyone in this book. Read on to find out which ‘cord’ is closer to your heart, as the Umbilical Cord is an attachment that remains forever…the name says it all…”
Bio: Santosh Avvannavar started his career as a consultant and Soft Skills Trainer. After his college education from NITK, Surathkal, he worked as a researcher at University of Eindhoven, University of Twente, and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He was also the Placement President while working at IISc, Bangalore. He also dabbles in fiction writing and is the author of Adhuri Prem Kahaniya; Dear Wife, Your Husband is not a Superhero; Second Heart; Get a Job WITHOUT an Interview; Be A B.A.; Surrogate Author; Title is Untitled; Black, Grey and White; The Departing Point and God’s Table. He gave a talk to inspire aspiring authors’ at All India Radio, Dharwad. He likes to devote his personal time in writing for a website, namely the Amrita Foundation for HRD. He has conducted seminars and training sessions for more than 45,000 people in India and abroad over the last seven years.
It is a simple giveaway so please read all the below instructions before participating.
The contest rules are as follows:
To be a part of this giveaway please write the following sentence(s) in the below comment box to become eligible.
“I would like to win Giveaway. I have spread a word about this book through Facebook posts or Tweets”.
*Open only to INDIAN residents.
*Spreading the word about the book is mandatory via FB or Tweets.
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*The prize will be directly sent to the randomly picked winners.
*Please provide your full name, full address and a contact number if you are chosen as a winner.
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I write a lot, which keeps me off the streets and out of trouble. There is always something to write about, always a new story to craft. Not writing, for me, is like trying to hold back a sneeze. Learning to write was the most powerful influence in my life. I can still remember the awe I felt when I realized I could put real words onto paper and tell out a story. From that first ‘a-ha’ moment I knew I wanted to write.
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