Monday Microscope : Advice from Stephen King

Writing is a lonely process and one that needs constant motivation to keep going. Let’s begin this week by listening to this awe-inspiring advice from none other than the master-story teller Stephen King himself.

Monday Microscope: Akira Mentorship Program

Are you a writer (or want to be one) but don’t know where to start? Do you have an idea for the next best seller but are struggling to make it happen? Are you looking for someone who not only understands your vision but also works with you on it to make it better? DoContinue reading “Monday Microscope: Akira Mentorship Program”

Book Excerpt – Supernova by Faiz Yusuf

It isn’t everyday that you come across literary debuts that fill you with joy and hope. Joy, on having discovered such a wonderful book and author, and hope, to keep reading such amazing books from the author! Today we are sharing with you one such literary debut that is everything one would want it toContinue reading “Book Excerpt – Supernova by Faiz Yusuf”

10 Movies made on books written in Indian regional languages

“Books and movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different.” – Stephen King If you were to ask a book lover to choose between a book and a movie adaption of the same, they are bound to pick the book. And, you might even end up getting a fewContinue reading “10 Movies made on books written in Indian regional languages”

Wednesday Wisdom : Recommended Reads (JCB Literature Prize Special)

The winner of the JCB Literature Prize 2018 is going to be announced tomorrow and we cannot just keep calm. It has been exciting to see the journey so far of the first ever Indian awards for Indian writing. So today, we will discuss here both, the awards (story behind it) and of course theContinue reading “Wednesday Wisdom : Recommended Reads (JCB Literature Prize Special)”

Book of the month: Love.exe by Manju Nambiar

This month, we have author Manju Nambiar’s romantic comedy cum family drama as the book of the month. To let you know a bit more about the author,  well Manju Nambiar hails from the southern state of Kerala, India. A Computer Engineer by profession, she now works in one of the leading firms in San Jose, California whereContinue reading “Book of the month: Love.exe by Manju Nambiar”

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”

Monday Microscope: The Right Way to Comma

Today, on Monday Microscope we have got an interesting query regarding the mysterious Oxford Comma. ” I have been a part of a local writer’s group  and have recently been getting feedback about the inappropriate usage of comma in my writings. The more I read about it, the more confusing it all seems to me.Continue reading “Monday Microscope: The Right Way to Comma”