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Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar is a South Asian American who has lived in Qatar since 2005. Moving to the Arabian Desert was fortuitous in many ways since this is where she met her husband, had a baby, and made the transition from writing as a hobby to a full time passion. Her work has been published in AudioFile Magazine, Explore Qatar, Woman Today, The Woman, Writers and Artists Yearbook, QatarClick, and Qatar Explorer. She has been a guest on Expat Radio, and was the host for two seasons of the Cover to Cover book show on Qatar Foundation Radio. She was the Associate Editor of Vox, a fashion and lifestyle magazine.

She has also published six e-books including a mom-ior for first time mothers, Mommy But Still Me, a guide for aspiring writers, So...more

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Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar I'm a mother of 2 and also teach university classes: my writing time is very, very precious to me. I don't have the luxury of writer's block. If I…moreI'm a mother of 2 and also teach university classes: my writing time is very, very precious to me. I don't have the luxury of writer's block. If I don't produce anything in the time I have set aside to write, I lose.(less)
Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar Telling people about your ruminations and having them share theirs.
Average rating: 3.82 · 291 ratings · 114 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
Love Comes Later
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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From Dunes to Dior
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2014
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The Dohmestics
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2012
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An Unlikely Goddess
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Coloured and Other Stories
4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Mommy But Still Me
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Saving Peace
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So You Want To Sell a Milli...
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Mitchii Thank you for adding me. :D

Mariam Cheshire Celebrating my 86th birthday with FREE DAY for Kindle e-book The Alternate Safe World of Sanctuary. August 11th, one day only – google Mariam Cheshire or

Mohanalakshmi Last year on July 5th I released my second novel, Love Comes Later. This year, nominated for two award categories!

Sandra Thanks for friending me! :)

Vallory Hi Mohan, thanks for the friendship. I loved Love Comes Later!

Mohanalakshmi Thanks Ashley! I am working on a revision as I type for the next one :).

Ashley  McElyea Hi Mohana. :)

I can't wait to read the rest of your books. I enjoyed Love Comes Later so much. It was wonderful.

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Sarah Pesto Hey sweetie. I can't wait to read "Coloured and other Stories" Looks like you have some other books out there as well that I want to read. When I went to order your book, it said I needed a kindle. So I ordered the $79.00 one. I've always wanted to get a Kindle anyway so now I have a good excuse to make myself buy one. Once it comes, I'm getting your book. I want to read your other books too. Love ya and wish you continued success. You are such a woman of the people. We need more human beings like you in the world. Love ya! :-)

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