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

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”

Friday Figments : Weekly Writing Prompt

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein The rules for participation remain the same. Feel free to use the prompts to write a story, poem, microfiction, micropoem or anything that it triggers in you.Continue reading “Friday Figments : Weekly Writing Prompt”

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”