Rachna Chhabria

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation Author and Creative Writing Teacher
Location Bangalore, India
Introduction Welcome to my Scriptorium, my online Writing Room. I love to connect with other writers, so grab a chair, a cup of coffee, a bar of chocolate and we will discuss stories, books, writing, works in progress, characters, plots, marketing, titles and many other things related to writing and publishing.
Interests The written word has fascinated me from the time I could read. I read books across several genres: both fiction as well as non- fiction. I write Middle Grade Fiction, Short Stories, as well as Picture Books, though I prefer to call them books with illustrations. There are two books with illustrations out there with my name on, as well as few Puffin Anthologies. I have been published in several newspapers in India. I can get lost while writing and reading. As a writer I have travelled a lot through my imagination to fictitious worlds and befriended strange and fascinating characters. These characters haunt me until I write their stories. Reading, Writing, Long Walks, Visiting Museums and Libraries.
Favorite Movies Pretty Woman, Love Story, Titanic, James and the Giant Peach, Casino Royale, A Walk in the Clouds, Jab We Met, Dostana, Avatar, Sholay, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Dil to Pagal Hai, Main Hoon Na, Chak De India, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Kahaani.
Favorite Music Shakira, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake.
Favorite Books Harry Potter Series, Percy Jackson Series, Artemis Fowl, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Caravan to Tibet, James and the Giant Peach, George's Marvellous Medicine, Twits, A Suitable Boy, The Hungry Tide, Sea of Poppies, The Kite Runner, A Case of Exploding Mangoes, Queen of my Dreams, Autobigraphy of a Yogi, Alchemist, Many Lives Many Masters, Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons, Hunger Games, Kane Chronicles, The Immortals of Meluha, The Secret of the Nagas.