Kitabkhana’s been getting a lot of mail from people who want to know how to be an author, how to get published and all that jazz. The Babu is slightly puzzled at why you would seek advice on this subject from someone who writes a blog, so clearly has a) far more time to spend doing happy useless stuff than any Real Author does and b) isn’t into getting published by anything other than Blogger at present. All the same, I’m happy to direct seekers after wisdom to my all-time favourite author website. Here’s A L Kennedy on How To Be An Author and here she is again on what happens once you reach that elevated state.