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About Subtledge

Subtledge is a publishing platform launched by Indus Source Books in 2020. Subtledge publishes works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, in the English language. We believe that words have power and that the written word is one of the most important mediums of communication. We seek to provide a platform for fresh, talented writers to present their work to readers.

Do you have a thought to share with the world? Do you want to influence people with your ideas? Do you want your words to help transform people’s lives?

We are here to give you a subtle edge in your endeavour to manifest your thoughts into words, and shape them into a tangible work to be presented to the world of readers.

If you are ready with a manuscript, we will hold your hand every step of the way to help you reach your audience. Choose a package that suits you best and find yourself on your way to becoming a published author!

I recommend Indus Source to anyone that wishes to stroke the keyboard and sculpt their thoughts into the computer, or laptop, for a book (or, books), a dream-come-true project, to roll out. That Indus Source has brought quality publishing, not just frenzied hard sell, to the
fore for years is its roseate attribute. This bids fair for its new venture, “Subtledge” — where subtlety for the written word and publishing finesse are seamlessly poised to reaching the crescendo... for established and wannabe authors alike.

Rajgopal Nidamboor, author of Reversing Arthritis, Nature’s Aspirin, Healing Remedies from the Sea, and Chelation Therapy and Natural Detox

The news that Indus Source is setting up Subtledge, which will provide publishing services to budding authors, is very welcome. There are many people, young and old, who have written books but who do not know how and where to begin to get them published. I have worked with Indus Source and I know their exacting standards when it comes to working on a book. I am sure they will bring the same rigour to Subtledge.

Sidharth Bhatia, author of The Patels of Filmindia: Pioneers of Indian Film Journalism

Very few publishers are emotional about their work; Indus Source Books is one of them. They believe in their authors and their work. They are open to genuine writing from any field. They are warm, welcoming, and provide wonderful insights in order to improve the product. Thank you Indus Source Books for helping me take off as an author. Wishing their new division “Subtledge” a grand take off and a fulfilling journey.

Pankaj Athawale, author of Stay Tuned: The Story of Radio in India

If you want your name associated with a publishing house that’s classy, and is known for books marked by excellent research to facilitate intellectual exploration and discovery, as also great production quality, Indus Source should be your first option. Also, if the thought of approaching a publisher intimidates you, Sonavi Desai, the accomplished, refined, gentle boss of the publishing house, will come as a pleasant surprise. Here’s someone who is passionate about the books that she publishes, emphasises excellence of quality, and also helps you achieve it. As an author and editor, I have loved my journey with her.

Gayatri Pagdi, author of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Working with Indus Source on 3 books has been great, right from editing to working on distribution partners. Very professional. Very involved. Which is rare.
Wishing them all the best for their new venture, Subtledge.

Devdutt Pattanaik, author of Shiva to Shankara, Culture and Leader

I was privileged to have been introduced to Indus Source in 2014 for the publication of my first book National Security & Intelligence Management: A New Paradigm. This was a collection of my selected lectures and published columns in India and abroad.
I have always found Ms. Sonavi Desai and her capable team very caring and attentive to look after the interests of new writers. I wish them success in their new venture which will be beneficial to the reading public.

Vappala Balachandran, former Special Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India; author and columnist; Member, 2 man High Level Committee appointed by Government of Maharashtra to enquire into the police response during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.

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