Author Confessions: 10 things I wish I knew about being an author that I don’t know as a blogger by Namrata

I started blogging in 2011 and eventually got published in 2013. It was a short story that had been chosen for an anthology by a reputed publishing house. It kind of felt surreal in many ways as till then I was writing only for myself. This published story gave me a sneak peek of theContinue reading “Author Confessions: 10 things I wish I knew about being an author that I don’t know as a blogger by Namrata”

New Release: The Soul Crafter by Barry Cheema

About the Book The Holy Grail School had a long-term reputation as an institution of stern discipline, good behaviour, and high goals. One day, something goes wrong. Everything changes as if someone had cast a spell on the entire school. ’You think you are not hypnotised but the reality is that you already are. AndContinue reading “New Release: The Soul Crafter by Barry Cheema”

Guest Post: Tips for Aspiring Writers by Namrata

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”

Friday Figments: Weekly Writing Prompt

Put up your thinking caps and let this image tell you a story or whisper a poem. Let it be a short story, flash fiction or a free writing essay. Let the words just flow! As always, send in your write-ups inspired by the image to us and the best one gets a chance toContinue reading “Friday Figments: Weekly Writing Prompt”

Friday Figments: Weekly Writing Prompt

Can you imagine what the cat is thinking right now? Put up your thinking caps and let this image tell you a story or whisper a poem. Let it be a short story, flash fiction or a free writing essay. Let the words just flow! As always, send in your write-ups inspired by the imageContinue reading “Friday Figments: Weekly Writing Prompt”

Friday Figments: Weekly Writing Prompt

While, we stay at home during this pandemic, we do miss the visits to bookstores. Don’t we? Put up your thinking caps and let this image tell you a story or whisper a poem. Let it be a short story, flash fiction or a free writing essay. Let the words just flow! As always, sendContinue reading “Friday Figments: Weekly Writing Prompt”

Friday Figments: Weekly Writing Prompt

Put up your thinking caps and let this image tell you a story or whisper a poem. Let it be a short story, flash fiction or a free writing essay. Let the words just flow! As always, send in your write-ups inspired by the image to us and the best one gets a chance toContinue reading “Friday Figments: Weekly Writing Prompt”

Friday Figments: Weekly Writing Prompt

It’s Christmas! Time for music and some fun Put up your thinking caps and let this image tell you a story or whisper a poem. Let it be a short story, flash fiction or a free writing essay. Let the words just flow! As always, send in your write-ups inspired by the image to usContinue reading “Friday Figments: Weekly Writing Prompt”

Monday Microscope: Shaping your story

Question: As a debut author I am stuck and not sure how to point this out simply! I have content written from 2008 till recent times. Things have changed because the world has changed. My content needs to be restructured, pruned, and the chronology also needs to be shifted. Second point about the brief ideaContinue reading “Monday Microscope: Shaping your story”

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.