The Pagoda Tree

By Claire Scobie

An epic novel set in eighteenth-century India about love, loss and exile, and the fate of individuals when two cultures collide

Friday, 12 January 2018

Back in India!


Very excited to be presenting this workshop in Chennai The Hindu Lit For Life 2018. This is the first time I will be back in Chennai since I did all the research for my novel The Pagoda Tree and I am looking forward to sharing the stories with my workshop participants and Lit Fest goers.

                           
       
​​Also, I will be a part of an exciting discussion this Tuesday, the 16th and couldn't be more thrilled to be part of a panel talking about indie publishing. 

                              

We'll be talking about how the new digital environment has boosted indie and self-publishing, the problems of promotion and marketing and indie publishing as a business model. 

Given that a 2016 report by the Association of American Publishers​ showed that the share of self-published books and books published by small publishers is now at a whopping 42 percent and larger than the market share of big publishers, what does the future hold?

Lastly,  join me tomorrow (Saturday 13 January) when I do live video on Facebook from Chennai, exact time to follow. Come on the trail of 'The Pagoda Tree' as I revisit some of the places where I did research for my novel. I'm excited to share my journey with you.

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