As a published author I am asked very often to give tips for aspiring writers. If there is one tip I could share with them it would be this – Tell a story that you just cannot hold it within you anymore. You remember that feeling of being in love so much that you hadContinue reading “Guest Post: Tips for Aspiring Writers by Namrata”
First, I must thank Keemiya Creatives for this opportunity to connect with such a wonderful reader group as this. I am thinking of the best way to start I am glad I could communicate my ideas with you . Well this is how an author writes; I think! We delete a lot more than weContinue reading “Guest Post: Why do I write? – By Vivek Dutta Mishra”
Stephen King says, “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” This especially holds true in a populous country like India, where every other individual is talented in more than one way. How then, does one make a name and place forContinue reading “Guest Post: Tips on how to write by Manali Desai”
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I had always been writing poems for as long as I can remember. My poems had been published in several online platforms and had won some major international writing competitions, but the urge to have my work out there in a book was overwhelming. I wanted that coveted laurel of being called a ‘writer’ andContinue reading “Author Confessions by Anangsha Alammyan”
You never know where your next motivation comes from. Here’s a chance to be a motivation for someone through your own experiences. Inviting authors, aspiring authors and book bloggers to write guest posts for our blog on various topics related to writing and publishing . Write to us at email@example.com or drop a comment here.
The second thing you have to do to be a writer is to keep on writing. Don’t listen to people who tell you that very few people get published and you won’t be one of them. Don’t listen to your friend who says you are better that Tolkien and don’t have to try any more.
I read this somewhat peculiar quote recently that goes like: “Sometimes you need to push the water down to keep the boat afloat”. It was quite bizarre at first if I am being honest, but as moments lingered and time took its usual due course to thrust some sense into me, I was made toContinue reading “On life and writing: Faiz Yusuf (Guest Post)”
Being a writer is difficult. Especially when you are running out of thoughts and your creative juices are running slow. There are days when you start doubting yourself as a writer, feel empty from within. You might even consider giving up, without an inspiration to write. Unfortunately there is no end to this melancholic trailContinue reading “Writer’s Block: It’s all in your head By Nazish Kondkari”
“I’m lighting a candle for you that you get your book published.” Every time I telephoned my mother in New York from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bristol, Stockholm, or from wherever I happened to be living, she began the conversation with this incantation. She believed in me, and she knew that God did, too.Continue reading “Wednesday Wisdom: Becoming Fearless by Cynthia Adina Kirkwood”