Debut Authors

A passionate author with a vision and inspiration is what it takes to bring out the essence of any story. And this is what you can feel after reading Hira Mehta’s ‘Misplaced Justice.’ Her story won the We The Women writing contest. She likes writing short stories and short films. Her short story collection book...

Abhilash Sanyal is a Cyber Security engineer, currently working with ITC Infotech. Apart from being a voracious reader, he spends his free time writing short stories, thrillers being his favorite genre. He also likes playing the guitar and visiting new places. How was your experience with the Juggernaut writing...

Vinayak Nadkarni is an IT professional and a writer whose stories have been previously published by Penguin India and Story Mirror. His first major break through was the huge success of the book ‘Love Stories That Touched My Heart’ in the year 2012. In August 2017, he has independently published his book ‘Why So...

Hari Kurup is a lecturer with a reputed institution in Mumbai and writing stories and books comes as naturally to him as breathing. A voracious reader, having devoured classics since childhood, Hari always had the burning desire to get published and tell the world his stories in his quirky style. How was your...

When we started and where we are now We’ve had a great year with the Juggernaut Writing Platform. We launched it in May this year and have seen a massive organic growth. Over 35000 stories were uploaded and 10 contracts have been given out. The platform has become our happy place to find new talent from all over the...

We got to read some amazing stories in the Times LitFest contest winners. Have a look at the top 3 entries of the contest: That Girl is Trouble by Divya Anand The winning entry of the contest, That Girl is Trouble is a very balanced, yet eye-opening take on a phenomenon we are all too familiar with. Divya has won...

Getting a book deal is not easy. If you’ve been trying to get published, you’d know. Writers are either wondering whether their story has even been read by an editor, or reeling from a rejection letter. We’re trying to change this with the Juggernaut Writing Platform. On an average, 12 new uploads pop up on the platform...

Shaira Mohan is a Marketing and Business Development Manager working in the IT space for over 5 years. She is also a freelance writer and has been contributing articles to publications like The Huffington Post, Times of India, DailyO and others.  She has her own blog shairamohan.wordpress.com. Her short story...

“You’re an army kid” is a phrase anyone from a defence background is way too familiar with. And it feels as honourable as it sounds, because with the responsibility of letting your family put the country before you, comes pride. Being a fauji kid is not all about the mess, the CSD canteen, stylish Ray bans...

Dear Reader, Learning to Swim is about a refugee trying to adjust to a new life in a foreign land. Most people would think that he has every reason to be grateful. He’s managed to survive a harrowing journey. What’s more, he’s been given a roof over his head and a means of earning a living. He came in search of this new...