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”

Of Stories and Storytellers

“Sometimes reality is too complex. Stories give it form.” –Jean Luc Godard At Keemiya, we strive to fine tune the art of story telling by working closely with authors on their stories. If you are a story teller, do share your work with us with the hashtag #StorytellersofKC for stories, need to be heard.  

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”

Monday Microscope: On using thesaurus

It’s Monday and we are back with yet another interesting question from one of our readers : How do I improve my language? I know of many writers who use the thesaurus to use better language. Is that a good idea? How would you advise me?- Mohan