Writing with Heart

By Sathya Achia When we were kids, my brother and I would sit for hours, side-by-side, at the fold-out desk our parents had constructed. A bucket of broken crayons and a heap of gently used paper sat in the middle of desk, just within reach of our tiny hands. We gave that paper new life … More Writing with Heart

In MY Hands

Just a girl and the book she always dreamed of writing —right there in HER HANDS. Please share your pics of IN MY HANDS — in YOUR hands♥️ If my teenage-self could see me now, she would think this is pretty cool🤣 Decades in the making (I was career-ing, writing other stories, creating a life … More In MY Hands

She Believed…

She believedshe couldSo she did This sweet surprise from @kulinarykarma made my day … One of my fave quotes ❤️ With my debut release just around the corner, I’ve been thinking about what an incredible journey it’s been and how grateful I am to have so many loved ones supporting me and cheering me on.Y’all, … More She Believed…

Story Fashion

I decided to channel my MC Chandra’s fashion sense. IN MY HANDS features an MC who straddles cultural worlds — she practices South Asian folk dance and is an avid yogi — so she has some beautiful lehengas and saris. But she’s also an American teen and loves her sweats and is perfectly at home … More Story Fashion

Cover reveal

🌙☀️COVER REVEAL☀️🌙Somewhere in the buzz of the every day, for the past 20+ years, the dreamer in me dreamed of writing this book of my heart about an Indian-American girl who sets off on a fantastical adventure, to find herself and save her ancestral land and the people she loves!!! Today, that character I have … More Cover reveal

Coming Soon …

As I’m finalizing my YA manuscript with my editor, I’m still pinching myself that come August, this story of my heart will be out in the world! Scroll through for an aesthetic of my contemporary YA fantasy-adventure novel, IN MY HANDS, inspired by South Asian folklore and featuring a Desi heroine who can slay the … More Coming Soon …

Dream a little dream

🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉I am beyond happy to announce that my debut young adult novel has found its publishing home!! Ever since I was a kid scribbling at the desk my dad built for Sunil and I, I have DREAMED of this day for so long❤️ I can’t wait to share my story — it’s a little Tomb … More Dream a little dream