Writing

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...

We’re delighted to announce our association with the Times LitFest 2017 on Dec 15th-17th in Mumbai. As part of this collaboration, we’re launching the Juggernaut Writing Contest. The rules are simple – Entries have to be submitted on the writing platform (write.juggernaut.in) or emailed to...

When I was nine, a classmate of mine bought a shiny, new copy of Harry Potter, flashing it in my face. I took my parents to the bookstore the very same day and never really looked back. Except for the odd phase where I thought my future lies in being a space scientist and the next Kalpana Chawla, I’ve wanted to be a...

Imagine you’re reading a book set in India in 2017, and you arrive at this passage. Dad was looking at his phone, chuckling at one of those American chat show hosts lambasting President Trump. This was the right time. “Dad,” I said. He looked up. “I want some money … for, um, notebooks,” I said. He...

There is a buzz in the fiction writer’s community as the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is upon us. Every year in November, many aspiring writers take the challenge of completing a minimum 50,000 word first draft of their novel in one month. This challenge has produced success stories like Water for...

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...

Manoj Kumar works as a HR Professional with a leading product startup in Chennai. Apart from that, he loves writing spine-chilling mystery and thriller novels both in English and Tamil. He lives in Chennai with his wife and a 1.5 year old. Bindiya Surya is a dancer, writer, and an artist. She completed her Master’s...

Amrita was born in Kolkata and prefers to be known as a Bengali and not ‘Bong’. A history graduate from Presidency College, Kolkata, she started her career as a graphic designer with an e-card designing firm. However, having realized her greater affinity towards the written word she moved to content writing and...

Debleena is an entrepreneur and a storyteller based in Bangalore. After 15 years of wrestling with corporate gloves across companies of various sizes, she realized that she is not really hand-in-glove with the corporate ladder climb. Her fine sense of direction made her get lost multiple times in the corporate cubicle...

For over twenty-five years, every time I read a good book, I wistfully told myself, someday, I too would write a story. I knew there was a story (if not a few) in me. It just needed, I convinced myself, the right time. Now and every moment, I deluded myself with ‘I have a full-time job, a fuller time wife and...