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)”
Writing is a lonely job. Let this post be a reminder on such lonely nights when the going gets too tough. Let these words, remind you of who you are and what you need to keep chasing. Let this manifesto be the inspiration you keep chasing your dreams!
As a writer, we have always been advised to use thesaurus graciously to increase our vocabulary and writing skills. One of the types of thesaurus Team KC recommends to all the writers is The Emotion Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman. This title has an entire series dedicated to various emotions that can help a writer in effectiveContinue reading “Wednesday Wisdom :Writer’s Thesaurus”
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”
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”
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”
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“.
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”
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”