Monday Microscope: Role of an Editor

“My manuscript got rejected by a publishing house because they felt my language skills were bad. They said I needed a good editor. But isn’t that their job? Also, how can I work on this now. I have always written in simple English.” – Animesh

Friday Figments : Weekly Writing Prompt

We know we have been MIA for the longest now, but we promise to not stay away for too long from this space! And here’s this week’s writing prompt for you to try your hand on. Also, in other news did you know we just sent our August newsletters where we have also shared aContinue reading “Friday Figments : Weekly Writing Prompt”

Wednesday Wisdom : Recommended Reads

One of the most heard tip for every writer is to READ. Read, read and read. That is the only key to becoming a good writer. So today Team KC brings to you a list of top five recommended reads written by famous authors, on writing for writers. You can consider it to be yourContinue reading “Wednesday Wisdom : Recommended Reads”

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”

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”

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”

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“.