Guest Post: Tips on how to write by Manali Desai

Stephen King says, “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” This especially holds true in a populous country like India, where every other individual is talented in more than one way. How then, does one make a name and place forContinue reading “Guest Post: Tips on how to write by Manali Desai”

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

Giving new meaning to Work from home! 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 andContinue 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”

Author Confessions by Anangsha Alammyan

I had always been writing poems for as long as I can remember. My poems had been published in several online platforms and had won some major international writing competitions, but the urge to have my work out there in a book was overwhelming. I wanted that coveted laurel of being called a ‘writer’ andContinue reading “Author Confessions by Anangsha Alammyan”

Writing Tips & Tricks

As an aspiring writer, it is obvious for one to feel overwhelmed with the whole process of writing a book. It is a long process and there is no rule book to abide by. Where to start from, how to start, how to write, how to end – the list of wheres, whys and howsContinue reading “Writing Tips & Tricks”

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.

Monday Microscope: Akira Mentorship Program

Are you a writer (or want to be one) but don’t know where to start? Do you have an idea for the next best seller but are struggling to make it happen? Are you looking for someone who not only understands your vision but also works with you on it to make it better? DoContinue reading “Monday Microscope: Akira Mentorship Program”