Wednesday Wisdom: 6 things to avoid when writing your first book by Tarang Sinha

If you are an aspiring writer, no dream can be more beautiful that writing your first book. There is a strange thing – everyone, except the writer, thinks that writing is easy. It’s not. The journey ‘from your beautiful dream to the reality’ is long and tough. Naturally, you are most likely to make mistakesContinue reading “Wednesday Wisdom: 6 things to avoid when writing your first book by Tarang Sinha”

Wednesday Wisdom: On writing by Melodie Ramone

Write it. Just write it. Write it on receipts in the car while you wait for your kid to finish their piano lessons, scribble on napkins at lunch with friends. Type on crappy typewriters or borrow computers if you have to. Fill notebooks with ink. Write inside your head while you’re in traffic and whenContinue reading “Wednesday Wisdom: On writing by Melodie Ramone”

Wednesday Wisdom : Ian McEwan on Finding Confidence

Ian McEwan is an English novelist and screenwriter. In 2008, The Times featured him on their list of “The 50 greatest British writers since 1945” and The Daily Telegraph ranked him number 19 in their list of the “100 most powerful people in British culture“.

Wednesday Wisdom : On writing by Robin Hobb

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.Continue reading “Wednesday Wisdom : On writing by Robin Hobb”

Wednesday Wisdom: The Circle of Life by Beetashok Chatterjee

So you want to be a writer? No, that was not me guffawing, just a nasty cough…. please excuse me. Well, if I received a rupee from every person who nodded a ‘yes’ to my question, I’d be a wealthy man. I’d also welcome him to the Club; that exclusive Club of a zillion membersContinue reading “Wednesday Wisdom: The Circle of Life by Beetashok Chatterjee”

Wednesday Wisdom : On writing by Nazish Kondkar

Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go. – E.L. Doctorow Writing is a lonely and difficult work. People think writing is an easy job, but only a writer knows how difficult it is to actually write something. For example I wanted to be a writer since the age IContinue reading “Wednesday Wisdom : On writing by Nazish Kondkar”

Wednesday Wisdom: Got Style? by Ruchira Khanna

Twice upon a time, there was a young lady in distress. She was not happy with the way of life around her full of corruption, dishonesty, backbiting, fake smiles, dual personalities, deceiving within the family. Gosh! All this was making her swirl as she was overwhelmed with her surroundings and with a heavy heart sheContinue reading “Wednesday Wisdom: Got Style? by Ruchira Khanna”

Wednesday Wisdom: On writing

Wednesday Wisdom is a segment where every week we will share a slice of wisdom from writers who continue to be our source of inspiration. We might share some excerpts from their interviews where they share their experiences or invite them to write to this space. After all, in those lonely nights when you sitContinue reading “Wednesday Wisdom: On writing”